Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs is a Trinidadian-American activist, organizer, artist, and mom of two. She is a leading voice on anti-racist parenting and writes often about raising multiracial children in today's America. She has been published by Fashionista, CafeMom, and elsewhere, and consulted on the book Little Activists with Penguin.

St. Bernard-Jacobs currently serves as the Deputy Executive Director of Program at Women's March, and helped spearhead the inaugural march on Washington. She is also the co-founder of Youth Empower, the youth arm of Women's March. She co-led the one-day strike, A Day Without A Woman. Tabitha is the co-founder of Tabii Just and LIVARI, platforms that celebrate ethical fashion, art, and activism. She has held talks about the intersection of art and activism at several educational institutions including the Fashion Institute of Technology, St. Francis College, Gettysburg College, George Washington University and DePauw University.

St. Bernard-Jacobs has also been a panelist about the topic of sustainable fashion and/or activism and parenting at Yale University, the Sustainable Textile Summit, NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council Sustainability Summit, the Women's Convention, Go Green Convention and more. Together with 24 other Women's March organizers, Tabitha was recognized as one of Glamour Magazine’s 2017 Women of the Year. She was also recognized as one of 200 Women Who Will Change The Way You See The World, a book and exhibit project. She lives in Brooklyn with her two children, partner and no pets.

Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs

Not Letting It Go

How We Dealt With Our Black Daughter’s Obsession With ‘Frozen’ — & The Very White Elsa

Somewhere between Karma’s World, Spirit Rangers, and Alma’s Way, our 3-year-old saw Frozen — and wanted to change who she is.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

How Palestinian-, Israeli-, and Jewish-American Parents Are Talking To Their Kids Right Now

From the horrific attack of October 7 to the ongoing devastation in Gaza, how do we help our children understand and feel safe?


Allyson Felix Opens Up About Raising A Black Daughter & Her “Post-Retirement” Life

This mom’s not slowing down one bit.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

The Look Beyoncé Gave Blue Ivy On Stage Is Every Mom Learning To Let Go

If there’s one thing we have in common with Queen Bey, it’s this.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

Critical Race Theory & How To Advocate For The Type Of Education Your Kids Need

We have our work cut out for us.

Kids Entertainment

Spirit Rangers Is A Kids Show About Native Joy With An All-Native Writers Room

Creator Karissa Valencia on her inspiration for the show and what’s new for season 2.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

The Significance Of Black Girls Who Know Their Power

Angel Reese is not afraid to be authentic, to disrupt respectability politics, to shine loud and bright and audaciously — and that scares some people.


A New Children’s Book Celebrates The Legacy Of Black Mermaids

Author Tracey Baptiste is changing the narrative of Black fantasy characters.


I Traveled To Africa And Felt The Joy & Trauma Of My Ancestors In My Body

A journey to myself; an ongoing conversation as a Black mom living in America.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

How To Talk To Kids About Tyre Nichols & Racist Systems

“Mom, could what happened to Tyre Nichols happen to you?”


How To Talk To Your Kids About 'Avatar: The Way Of Water'

Indigenous voices are calling for a boycott of this film.

Shop Small

12 Holiday Gifts From Small Businesses To Delight & Inspire Kids

Every lovely item on this list is from a small business owned by people of the global majority.

Holiday Magic

Meena Harris’ New Children’s Book Tells ‘The Truth About Mrs. Claus’

This delightful story celebrates finding your own path — and has plenty of Christmas magic.

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

“We’re Still Here”: How To Talk Kids About Indigenous Peoples Day

“To be able to teach kids that we are still here is a powerful tool.”

Hispanic Heritage Month

7 Delightful Children’s Books Starring Afro-Latinx Characters

“Books allow children to understand not only our world better, but also other worlds.”


Please Talk To Your Children About Breonna Taylor


We Need To Talk To Our Kids About Brittney Griner — Here's How

“I want my son to know Brittney’s name but, more importantly, I want him to be able to take a brave stand if he hears friends parroting untruths.”

Self Love

Doja Cat’s Shaved Head Is Teaching Black Kids Hair Love

Our relationship with our Black hair must go deeper than the strands on our heads — it has to center our freedom to do with our bodies what we choose.


I’ve Learned A Lot Raising Black Multiracial Children. Here’s What I Want Fellow Parents To Know.

If we don’t do the work, society will jump right in and fill the gaps with damaging messages.


Activist Imara Jones On Raising Kids Who Celebrate Black Trans Identity

“This is basic, fundamental, good parenting.”