Christine Michel Carter wears a lot of hats—most of them geared toward helping working moms and Black professionals. She challenges the status quo at the legislative level with her involvement in Mom Congress and the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, her advocacy for maternal and child care-related …Read More »
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Single Mothers, Singular Parents The challenges, and rewards, of being a single mother.
When I talked to Michelle Strain at 9 a.m. on a Thursday, she had already gotten her three kids up, ready and fed—all after finishing her 12-hour shift as a nurse at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. After our interview, she would go sleep for a while, before getting up …Read More »