Inspiration

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Positive Messages: For Young Men Growing Up Without Their Fathers

An excerpt from Positive Messages for young men growing up without their fathers by Marc Anthony Butcher When I was six and seven I constantly wondered why I didn’t deserve to have a father, the other half of my biological parents. I knew what my mother told me. She had left him.“But why?”“He was a … Continue reading

Father’s Day With Gary Russell Sr. And His Sons

AJ and Barak of the Sweet Scientists Boxing Talk Show by DANZ USA Sports sat the Gary Russell Sr. and his four sons, Gary Russell Jr, Gary Antonio Russell, Gary Antuanne Russell and Gary Allen Russell. They talked about their upbringing, boxing, and fatherhood.

“In Home Banking” Documentary with Derrick Grace Two

The “In Home Banking” documentary is officially releasing to the public. Following months of adversity, preparation, and challenges from the powers that be… It’s here! From the concept, curriculum, to the board game. Continue reading

James Baldwin & Nikki Giovanni, a LOVE conversation [FULL]

A LOVE discussion between James Baldwin & Nikki Giovanni
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Proud Poppa Stories – Izzi From Chandler Talks About Fatherhood

In this short edition of the Proud Poppas Project, we talk with Proud Father, Izzi from Chandler, Arizona. He talks about changes in his life after losing his dear father and uncle, and then suddenly becoming a father of a baby girl named Angelica. Continue reading

History of Black Men: A Philosophical Approach

A deep look into the history of black men on the planet. Presented by HomeTeam History Continue reading

ALPHA MALE Lifestyle Development

Introducing a new kind of support group that focuses on the challenges of becoming Alpha Male. We’ll be discussing any issues or concerns men have about parenting, relationship, communication, and leadership within our training group. Continue reading

The Best Marriage Advice from a Divorced Man

  “If we make the conscious decision to daily place our spouse’s desires and needs above our own, and that’s reciprocated, the marriage will succeed. Utter and complete selflessness. Isn’t this true in all healthy relationships?” My advice after a divorce following 16 years of marriage, by Gerald Rogers. Obviously, I’m not a relationship expert. … Continue reading

5 Thoughts on the First Year of Fatherhood

By Pete Cataldo The celebration of a baby’s first birthday is almost more about mom and dad than it is about the actual baby. You’ve survived an entire year as parents and lived to tell the tale. High fives all around. It’s funny how first time parents anticipate and get excited over the completion of those … Continue reading

Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe talks about the challenges of Fatherhood

For those who aren’t familiar, the Ava DuVernay-helmed show is the story of a Louisiana agricultural family—the Bordelons—dealing with the fallout after the death of the family patriarch, and is one we haven’t seen on television yet. At all. But Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel are all family to me. The writing is good. The … Continue reading

Strong fathers, strong families: New program aims to support Latinx community

“There are multiple ways to great fatherhood,” says Adnoris “Bo” Torres, the fatherhood coordinator of the “Padres Fuertes” initiative at Family Futures, a new program designed to specifically serve fathers of young children in the Latino community. With healthy father-child relationships in mind, Torres seeks to serve a population as diverse as the many countries … Continue reading

Rapper KINGS chats about his life as single fathers 

What was the biggest change in you when you became a Dad? That was straight up, just becoming not just about myself. I thought I was selfless when it came to my partner but I didn’t really know selflessness until I had a child. Now I could actually give her everything and not even want … Continue reading

What does being a father mean to you? Joel…

What does being a father mean to you? What does being an active father mean to you? Fatherhood is a chance to prove to yourself that you are very needed, worthwhile and important. Even to just one little person that really needs your protection and love. ~ Joel and Jaia  

What does being a father mean to you? Ronald…

What does being a father mean to you? It means being there, mentally, emotionally and physically. ~ Ronald and Tachelle  

What Does Being a Father Mean to You? The Proud Poppas Photo Project

“inspiring testimony of their own personal pride of being an active father and participant in their children’s upbringing and development. Continue reading

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