Monologue: A Black Stay-at-Home Mom

Stay-at-home mom and Black mother are typically not two words you hear in the same sentence, but Delmesha defies the odds.  Delmesha’s monologue is intriguing, powerful and unveils a version of Black mothering that is typically not revealed.  Her performance at the first Brown Mama Monologues showcase was received with love and contemplation as our audience was forced to confront the stereotypes and ignorance many women have when it comes to allowing Black women the space and time we need to nurture, love and be with our children in their earliest years.

Check out Delmesha Richard’s monologue: A Black Stay-at-Home Mom.


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Muffy Mendoza is a motivational speaker, author, tribe builder and overall awesome communicator. Most notably, Muffy is known for having cultivated a community of nearly 4,000 African-American moms hungry for social change when she noticed a lack of community among Black mothers in the Pittsburgh region. She created Brown Mamas, a sisterhood that connects moms with resources, advice and, best of all, each other. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. She received a standing ovation at the inaugural TEDx Strip District after giving a compelling depiction of modern day Black motherhood. From the TEDx stage she went on to create a stage for other Black moms. That same year she debuted the first annual Brown Mama Monologues showcase to an audience of over 200 moms. When she’s low-key, Muffy loves reading African history books, forcing her kids to watch most boring documentaries and snuggling with her best friend and husband Mr. Mack Mendoza. You can learn more about Muffy at or

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