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Beautifully Damaged

I recently completed an exercise at an workshop I held for fatherless daughters.  The exercise required you to look in the mirror and write three things you see in your reflection.   337 more words

Black Fathers

Telling the Untold Stories of Black Fatherhood with Sensitivity

It never ends. Thinking about manhood. Finding a way to think about black manhood. Trying to understand how a man understand being a black father. If you believe that all men are then same, then there is nothing to understand: all men are dogs. 286 more words


Prentice Powell "Good Father" on Arsenio Hall Show

Arsenio Hall featured a spoken word artist named Prentice Powell who did a very moving piece on his struggles to be a good, involved father. Making his third appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show, Powell move the crowd to tears with his powerful and emotional performance of “Good Father.” 66 more words


A New Image of Black Fatherhood [PHOTOS]

By Marcus Franklin

This photo essay is part of Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men. In this installment, we explore and challenge the notion that black families face a crisis of fatherhood. 563 more words


The Fatherhood Project

I’ve come across a couple of web pages directly relevant to our conversations in class on Wednesday, and I thought I’d pass them along here.  The first is “The Fatherhood Project” 247 more words