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 parenting anti-racist children 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. Tabitha 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. Tabitha 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

Parenting

Kids Don't Need Us To Sugarcoat Race Or Racism. Just Ask 'Sesame Street.'

“Elmo wants to know why Wes’ skin is brown.”

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

What Simone Biles’ Powerful Move Can Teach Our Kids

What Biles has shown our Black kids is a sense of humanity and self preservation that this world does not afford us.

First Conversations

How To Explain White Privilege To Very Little Kids

'Our Skin' delves into the basics of identity and race, speaking with clarity and ease to our little ones.

Entertainment

'Hannah And The Ramadan Gift' Is One Dad’s Message To The World

“The hope is that the book will set the tone for what should be normal.”

Raising Anti-Racist Kids

How to Talk to Your Kids About Police Killings

This past few weeks has been wrought with the type of pain that sits heavy in my body, existing and spanning into all areas of my life.

Entertainment

Lil Nas X Is Exactly The Role Model Kids Need

Critics are missing the point.

Books

Cleo Wade Wants Us To Ask Questions, Even When There Are No Answers

"Sometimes we go the wrong way on our way to the right way."

Making Change

On 'Eyes That Kiss In The Corners' & Talking To Our Kids About Anti-Asian Racism

A conversation with Joanna Ho about her best-selling children’s book and what parents can do to make a change.

Parenting

When Black History Month Is Over, The Work Continues

Celebrating Blackness year-round is a practice that leads to a more equitable society for everyone

Life

Amanda Gorman: Not Just A Message — A Call To Action

Amanda Gorman delivered what was arguably the most profound speech of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration

Parenting

Make 2021 Live Up To Its Promise, Starting At Home

As we wrap up this year, let’s move towards 2021 with intention, action, and purpose.

Gift Guide

The 'Raising Anti-Racist Kids' Gift Guide

Beautiful and fun gifts that help start the important conversations.

News

White Moms: You Need To Step Into Your Power Right Now

News

Please Talk To Your White Children About Breonna Taylor

Parenting

The Myth Of The Perfect Time To Discuss Race With Your Child

Life

White Parents, You Can't Support Black Lives Matter & Start A Private Learning Pod

Life

After Amy Cooper & George Floyd, Will White Parents Do The Work?

Life

You Need To Vote Like A Mother This Tuesday