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What is the bedrock of a healthy society?

“Fathers are the bedrock of the family, and family is the bedrock of any healthy society.”

Yesterday, my husband of 15 years posted a “selfie” of himself with our 6-year-old daughter. 211 more words


UPTOWN Magazine to Launch Initiative for Fathers of Color

U Brands and Nia Enterprises are collaborating to create a brand-new, multi-platform destination created exclusively for fathers of color called Notorious POP. The site will be a go to social destination dedicated to educating, entertaining and inspiring African American fathers and their families. 437 more words


Young Father Recites Passionate Poem On The Arsenio Hall Show

Prentice Powell is a well known spoken word artist from the T.V. series Verses & Flow. He is also a young father who recited his passionate poem “Good Father” about missing his son on the Arsenio Hall Show. 11 more words

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Black Fathers Unite for Child Abuse and Sex Trafficking Prevention

Award-winning Street Positive CEO, Terry Boykins, has been selected to spearhead  the “Fathers Against Child Abuse & Neglect” campaign ahead of April’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  63 more words

The Effects of Not Having a Father

Like many young (black) males, I was raised by a single mother.

It’s not that my father was a deadbeat, but he and my mother were young when I was born, and their relationship was one of those young and in love idealistic romances. 1,037 more words


Saluting One of My Favorite People..

Happy 57th birthday to the man who I’ve had the honor of calling my father, Mr. Ron Clark. I appreciate you for being the living example of strength and authenticity that I’ve been able to draw from for all of these years. 320 more words