The Motherlode: Our Top Weekly Link

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano
3:30 pm
06/12/20

Photo Via InStyle

Alicia Keys is photographed by her sons for the cover story of InStyle, plus she discusses what the world needs now. (InStyle)

No-knock warrants are banned in Louisville in a law named after Breonna Taylor. (NPR)

However, there are still no arrests of the officers who killed 26-year-old Breonna as she slept. Now is the time to take action to bring #JusticeForBreonna. (Justice For Breonna)

What the protests over the death of George Floyd have changed already. (Slate)

Wanda Cooper-Jones, the mother of Ahmaud Arbery, is asking for a hate crime law to be passed in Georgia in response to her son’s murder. (The New York Times)

Watch the entire CNN x Sesame Street Town Hall that breaks down racism for kids. (CNN)

Kerry Washington on the privilege of ignoring the country’s race issues and how she wishes children would learn Black history in schools. (People)

Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert are expecting a second daughter, which was revealed in a new music video. (Instagram, YouTube)

How to keep children safe as playgrounds reopen. (The New York Times)

Anderson Cooper shows off  his son Wyatt’s nursery and they both grace the cover of People. (People)

BabyNames.com revamps its homepage with the names of Black individuals killed by police violence. (CBS)

Kandi Burruss on how she’s talking to her teen and toddler about racism and police brutality. (Essence)

The Times polled 133 epidemiologists on when and how they would be sending their kids back to school. (The New York Times)

Another reminder that this pandemic is not over. (The Atlantic)

PAW Patrol faces backlash. (People)

Jamie Foxx on the heartbreak of protesting with his kids. (ABC News)

American Ninja Warrior host Akbar Gbajabiamila on his young children being racially profiled in their predominantly White neighborhood. (People)

The familiar language of Black grief. (The Atlantic)

Niecy Nash reveals how, just days ago, cops harassed and pulled a taser on her son after a minor traffic violation. (The Real)

A video goes viral after Tulsa police handcuff two teens for jaywalking. (CBS)

Iggy Azalea reveals she had a son. (Yahoo!)

Black kid-lit illustrators to celebrate now! (MOTHER)

As the country reopens, children with disabilities are being left behind. (The New York Times)

Watch MOTHER favorite Christian Robinson read from his new book, You Matter. (PBS Kids)

The dos and don’ts of forming a quarantine “pod.” (The New York Times)

50+ Father’s Day gifts for the pops in your life. (MOTHER)

Plus, 50 things to do with your kids this summer. (MOTHER)

Glee‘s Ryan Murphy is expecting his third child with husband David Miller. (Us)

The Trump campaign is selling a “Baby Lives Matter” onesie on its site. (CNN)

How childhood trauma can affect timing of motherhood. (Psych Central)

The public health crisis of lack of paid family leave. (Ms.)

What’s worrying teenagers right now. (The New York Times)

Actress Maria Tomei says she “really regrets starting down this road” of taking on mom roles. (IndieWire)

What tech companies know about your kids. (TED)

Ciara shares a video clip of her husband Russell Wilson giving their daughter “beautiful Black princess” hair. (Instagram)

Golf star Michelle Wie is pregnant and nearly ready to give birth. (Instagram)

Your June 2020 horoscope is here! (MOTHER)

 

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