Black Fatherhood

Feminist Fathers: A Dad Makes The Case For Why Fathers Should Be Feminists

When his baby girl was born, this father checked his privilege and embraced this simple concept: feminist fathers make the world safer for their daughters.

– Nov 30, 2016

A Black Teen Father in Pursuit: a Father’s Day Appeal For Mentors To Help Young Dads

A father who had his first child at age 15 shares his experience as a teen father and the importance of mentoring.

– Jun 19, 2015

Living Up To the Millner Name, In Honor Of My Daddy, Who Inspires

When it comes to the "Millner" name, I've used my by-line to celebrate my father and his insistence that I excell—by any means necessary.

– Feb 5, 2015

Love & Renewal: What My Daddy Taught Me After Mom Passed Away

I expected my father to need a lot of hand-holding at our first holiday dinner after mom died. Boy, was I wrong.

– Dec 16, 2014

Durham, NC Father Who Lost Custody Of Son Threatens Suicide, Gets Shot By Cops

The reason behind why Derek Walker may have pulled a gun on himself and police is as shocking and heartbreaking as his death after he...

– Sep 20, 2013

Cuz He’s Black: When African American Boys Ready Themselves For a War We Can’t Prepare Them For

Really, I have no words to add to what poet Javon Johnson says in this, his poem, “Cuz He’s Black.” All the emotion, all the...

– Aug 30, 2013

Absentee Black Fathers: A Black Dad Says It’s Time More Brothers Take Care Of Their Children

By SHAWN TAYLOR When my daughter was born, I didn’t experience the love at first sight that so many parents talk about. In fact, I felt...

– May 8, 2013

Be Inspired: Tray Chaney Of “The Wire” Uses Hip Hop To Affect The Lives Of Black Children

You know Tray Chaney as low-level drug dealer, “Poot,” from The Wire, the edgy, award-winning drama that brought profound realism to heights never before seen...

– Oct 4, 2012
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