Writing and other media by Donna Britt can also be found at the following links:

Washington Post: “I am a mother”

Washington Post: “At Spelman College, a program tackles tough issues of weight, health and self-image”

Washington Post:”My son the stereotype”

Huffington Post: “Holiday giving–for women, it’s year-round”

Washington Post: “In Trayvon Martin’s death, echoes of my brother’s shooting”

Donna Britt on NPR: “A mom’s advice to her young, black sons”

Time.com: “The hidden shame of overgiving”

Washington Post: “The rage behind a woman’s stare”

Columns by Donna Britt – Politics Daily

Past Columns by Donna Britt – The Washington Post

Donna Britt: A Valentine for Black Men (NPR)


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Donna Britt has always been surrounded by men-her father, three brothers, two husbands, three sons, countless friends. She learned to give to them at an early age. But after her beloved brother Darrell's senseless killing by police 30 years ago, she began giving more, unconsciously seeking to help other men the way she couldn't help Darrell. Brothers (and Me) navigates Britt's life through her relationships with men...

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