fatherhood

A Community of Black Dads [VIDEO]

Father Mathis' life story highlights the centuries-long tradition of communal parenting in black families. It's one of many cultural tools that are ignored in the handwringing over a crisis of black fatherhood.

Photo of Black Dad Styling Daughter's Hair Goes Viral

Doyin Richards was out to make a point.

A New Definition of Fatherhood

Oakland artist Janine Macbeth's new children's book explores gender equity--as opposed to mere equality--in the home.

Father's Day Cards for Every Kind of Dad in Your Life

The series of customizable e-cards is a project from Strong Families, a reproductive justice organization.

Trayvon Martin's Dad has a Moving Message for Father's Day

This Father's Day, join Trayvon Martin's father, Tracy Martin, and add your name to this national petition demanding that all "Stand Your Ground" laws be repealed.

Rapper Bow Wow Writes Moving Letter to Fans About His Daughter

The child star recently revealed the he's a father. And he's determined to be a good one.

Supreme Court Weighs Rights of Parents Facing Jail Over Child Support

Are child support lockups becoming debtors' prisons?