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Brown Mamas, Not Just a Blog

We are an online and in-person community for moms in the Pittsburgh region.  Brown Mamas is also responsible for The Brown Mama Monologues an annual celebration of motherhood in Pittsburgh and the DMV.

Episode 6: Not Voting, Being a Boy Mom & the Policy Agenda

October 14, 2020
Black women and politics in 2020 is a loaded topic, so I won't try to give you a political or history lesson. I'll just tell you about my own story. ... Read More

Brown Mamas Learning Cooperative

August 24, 2020
Learning can happen anywhere and at anytime. Although this school year has been tough for many, there are still plenty ... Read More
teaching kids social justice

What does it mean to teach kids social justice?

August 11, 2020
What does it mean to teach kids social justice and injustice? In my humble opinion, it has a lot to ... Read More

Brown Mamas Teach, Brown Mamas Earn

July 24, 2020
One of Muffy’s main goals as a community leader and advocate for Black families is to encourage a paradigm shift ... Read More

Brown Mamas Launches Mama Mentoring Initiative

July 18, 2020
Every mama should have a mama mentor. Motherhood can be a challenging task and it gets even harder when you ... Read More

Hey Sis! I’m Muffy Mendoza, the author, speaker and mama motivator responsible for cultivating this community of over 5k moms-of-color.  Stay long & come often! ♥  Read More…