No, Most Black Kids Are Not Fatherless

Amid the debates raging now over racism in America, there’s a myth rearing its ugly head. It’s one I’ve been fighting to end, and one that all those of us committed to both racial and gender equality should learn about. The myth is that most black fathers are absent from…

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Black Feminist Fatherhood

I remember an argument I had with my father as a little girl, in which I declared with my “Independent Women — Destiny’s Child” brand of girl power and wisdom that he was not a feminist. He gave me a puzzled, unimpressed look and responded “I’m not a feminist?” before…

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