black fatherhood

Parents
"What will my brown son's future be?" -- Halle Berry
Parenting
Happiness cannot begin to describe how my son felt upon being asked to join the cast of The Greatest Show On Earth®. As close
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Everyday Jamal is fighting to be a parent and live life in his own truth. And as a fatherless daughter I can't help but cheer him on.
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Wallace's story is a part of a series dedicated towards telling authentic stories of Black fatherhood. For privacy purposes
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Too many children lose a parent not due to death but because of our system, past mistakes, the book of public opinion, and the financial restraints of imprisonment. Therefore, prison like a death sentence to the children they leave behind.
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Women learn a great deal from a man's love: The most courageous act is to think for yourself; real men are in control but never controlling; "What's yours is yours;" fewer things matter; and the heaviest thing to carry is regret.
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“Black people are expected to be supernatural and it’s a dangerous narrative and I’m rebelling against that. For us to be
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My son, Isaiah, lives in Washington, DC, and I live in Los Angeles. From the time Isaiah was 1 month old, he was bicoastal. During the early months and up until the time he started school, I would travel to and from Washington. It was the most incredible bonding time.
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My dad was my hero. While many young boys dreamed of being policemen, firemen, lawyers, doctors, actors, basketball players or even rappers when they grew up, I had only one concrete goal: I wanted to grow up and have a family that I could take care of like my father did.
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Gospel singer Erica Campbell and husband, Warryn Campbell have teamed up with Procter & Gamble on their “My Black is Beautiful
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Sometimes I find myself singing Frozen songs if I'm passing someone on the sidewalk in an effort to say, "Hey, I have kids. I'm not a threat to you." I also wish I wouldn't completely tense up when a police officer walks or drives by me.
Parenting
In the latest installment of his "New Father Chronicles" video series, dad La Guardia Cross is observing Black History Month
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There is one number that is always mentioned in the discussion of black children born out of wedlock: 72 percent. ‘72 Percent
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Some have taken this number and cited it as a contributing factor to a large portion of black America's present-day plight
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Fast forward twenty years, my husband and I are divorcing, and I'm angry. I was tempted, like a number of women I knew, to
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StoryCorps, a nonprofit oral history project, records the stories of everyday people, preserving them for future generations at the Library of Congress. The latest, pays tribute to John L. Black, Sr. It's a great tribute to all fathers.
Comedy
The end of the year is often a time we use to reflect and tally our successes and failures. Most of us do this late at night on bended knee with our head in a toilet after having drunk way too much on New Year's Eve.