In her poignant and powerful essay The Legacy of A Black Father’s Love, Marie Roker-Jones pays tribute to the unsung hero, the black father who is teaching his children how to live and love in a racially-polarized society. This is a compelling episode of #GoodMenFriday, our special look at men and masculinity in the modern world.
“It’s time to debunk the myth of absent fathers. It’s directly related to how we raise and nurture black boys who are growing up bombarded by images and messages that their lives don’t matter.” Marie’s site is www.raisinggreatmen.com. Follow her on Twitter @raisinggreatmen.
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