Nov. 30, 2021

Centering Black Families with Kelly Glass

Centering Black Families with Kelly Glass

This week Emily is joined by Kelly Glass, Executive Editor of Black Parenting at Kelly admits that her never-ending divorce made some parts of lockdown easier and shares how she survived the summer of 2020 with two Black sons. Then Emily and Kelly talk skincare, sleeping bras, and why the media needs to do a better job of centering non-white families — something Kelly is tackling with her soon-to-launch vertical at Parents. Before they part ways, Kelly offers some sound advice to white parents who are afraid to talk about race. 


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Kelly Glass

Executive Editor, Black Parenting at

Kelly Glass is an executive editor at, working on launching a digital sub-brand focused on Black families. Before that, Kelly was an independent journalist for several years, with bylines in the Washington Post, the New York Times, National Geographic, Men’s Health magazine, and more. She’s also the founding co-chair of the Parenting Journalists Society, a member of the NPR Illinois advisory board, and mom to two boys.