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Jun 21

Necessary Blackness Ep. 23: Fatherhood: A Son’s Hero & Daughter’s First Love

In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz and Queen Funmi talks Fatherhood and what it means to Black America, the myth and lies that were debunked about Black fathers and the importance of the extended family.

According to the CDC 67% of Black dads who don’t live with their children see them at least once a month. Compared to 59% of White dads and 32% of Hispanics dads.

This episode explores the root of absentees fathers, which is due to racism, poverty and mass incarceration. From the Homestead Act of 1862 to the red-lining of Chicago.

 

 

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