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5 Black Men Making a Difference in Your Community Today | Essence

Who says you need a cape to be a superhero? Not these good brothers. They don’t have capes or special names, but they are armed with a heart for change. These brothers from across the country are changing their communities one small act of kindness at a time. Read below how a good deed can grow into a mission. Learn from these men and their experiences and be inspired to become the change you want to see in your own world. Sean Williams Like many of his friends, Sean Williams loves being a dad. Sadly, he is all too familiar […]

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Revealing the Lives of Black Fathers | The New York Times

Maurice Berger, The New York Times Quadean and Carter. Credit Courtesy of Twenty Eight Ink. Featured Image Robyn Price Pierre walked down the street with her husband and newborn baby, she often noticed the curious stares and smiles her spouse received from strangers as he pushed his daughter’s stroller. She soon realized why: It was the surprise of passers-by encountering a scene that’s mostly invisible in mainstream culture — a black man as a devoted parent. This realization inspired Ms. Price Pierre, creative director of the publisher Twenty Eight Ink, to explore black fatherhood in depth and has resulted in […]

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