fatherhood

This Dad’s ‘Interview With A Toddler’ Is the Cutest Thing On the Internet Today

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If you haven’t seen La Guardia Cross’ videos about his journey being a new dad, you need to start. The videos are funny, endearing, and so sweet that you’ll have a smile on your face the whole time you’re watching them. While the first year of parenting can be...

New “Daddy Don’t Go” Documentary Challenges The Stigma Of Men As Absentee Fathers

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The idea that the absence of men in the lives of their children is the norm is communities across America is being challenged with a new documentary titled “Daddy Don’t Go.” The film, executive produced by actor Omar Epps, gives viewers an intimate look into...

Black Fatherhood Myth: Report Finds Black Dads Just as Involved in Childrearing as Other Races

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Black fathers have long since been derided in the media as missing-in-action, disinterested, or deadbeats who traipse around impregnating women then leaving them to care for the child alone. But a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that African-American...

New Anthology Resets the Discourse on Black Fatherhood

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What is it like for a young black female to grow up with a father in America? For many, the stereotype holds true they have no man to lean on in that regard. However an upcoming anthology titled “Bet on Black: African-American Women Celebrate Fatherhood in...

T.I. Says Record Label Doesn’t Like His Family-Friendly Image, But We Do

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T.I. is no stranger to controversy. The self-proclaimed “King of the South” has experienced some very public legal woes in the last few years. Tip, born Clifford Harris, was arrested four times in a six-year span, and even served time in a federal prison on...

Do Better: 50 Cent Addresses Cruel Texts To Son and Says He’s Rewriting His Will

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On the heels of “Oprah’s Lifeclass” episode on fatherless sons, 50 Cent is in the news for a very public battle with the mother of his child and his 16 year-old son, Marquise. Not long after he was charged with kicking his son’s mother, texts were...