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A Father’s Day Message to Black Fathers

Around the world today, fathers are being celebrated for the lives they’ve created, guided, and shaped. And deservedly so. Their invaluable contributions are often overlooked or unheralded, yet they persevere in the lives of their children every day. 459 more words

About My Dad


I don’t remember my dad calling me pretty, but I remember when I was small, he lifted me up and took me to my bed upstairs when I had fallen asleep on the couch. 235 more words

Nonfiction

To Our Black Fathers Who Stuck Around

To our black fathers who stuck around, I just want to say THANK YOU. See, it was never a part of society’s playbook to have you stick around. 1,184 more words

Local Pastor Organizes Father's Day Bail Out Atlanta

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 18th and many black fathers across the country will be spending time in jail during this special celebration. Pastor Christopher Waller and other activist groups, including the Don’t Count Me Out organization, are working together to bail out 25 fathers in time for Father’s Day. 170 more words

News

Happy Father's Day Ali Siddiq!

Comedian Ali Siddiq warms my heart every time he talks about fatherhood in one of his routines. Even when he jokes about how Father’s Day is WAY down on the list of important holidays, I find myself smiling and cheering him on. 465 more words

Black Fathers

63-Year-Old Father And Son Graduate From College Together

A first-generation Haitian American got to share one of his most proud days with his 63-year-old father – they both graduated from college on the same day. 257 more words

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Dear White People: Please Don't Shoot My Son

Aaden Quadi Brown was born on June 14th, 2011. Since birth he’s had a coolness about him that I probably lacked as a child. He’s almost 6 now as I write this. 1,551 more words

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