fatherhood

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...

Ludacris and His Daughter Cover People’s Father’s Day Issue

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Father’s Day is approaching and People Magazine is celebrating men in entertainment, sports and politics that embrace their parental responsibilities. Rapper-turned-actor Ludacris is spotlighted in the issue for his fathering skills. The “Fast and Furious 6″ star revels in his role as father to 11-year-old...