Your Family's Home for Black Voices
Helping families find the best in entertainment and tech—to see our faces, hear our stories, and celebrate our culture.
When it comes to finding family entertainment with positive Black characters, stories with authentic representation, and conversations for and with our community—we've got you. Families with kids of all ages can find something to enjoy together and learn from.
Helping Black families find balance in a world of media and technology. Presented in partnership with SOHH.com.
Making the Most of Media and Tech
From holidays to the everyday, get advice and recommendations to reflect as a family—and find your own reflection as well.
It's the Black Girl Magic for Me
Tips by Text
Black History on the Screen
Check out these must-see movie and TV picks.
Great Age-Based Reads for Exploring Black History
The whole family will love these exciting stories with incredible role models.
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Who we are
An independent voice for kids, families, and schools everywhere.
Common Sense is a nonprofit organization giving kids, families, and schools the tools to make informed choices about media and technology. Families know us for our independent, age-based reviews of movies, TV shows, books, games, podcasts and apps. Educators use our free curriculum and edtech reviews to plan lessons and integrate technology into their teaching practice. At our core, we are a children's advocacy group. We draw on original research, industry expertise, and community partnerships to advocate for laws and policies that help kids thrive.