black moms

Black-eyed peas made its way over to the states during the Middle Passage where West African slaves were then forced to cultivate rice and beans on the same plantations that would enslave them for centuries

HB writer Samjah Iman details her journey to marriage and motherhood at age 39: "I've accomplished so much over the years in my life and career.  But what always amazes me is that these accomplishments, in some people's eyes, hardly ever trump being married or having kids."