Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: Black Fatherhood

Obama Gave a “Tough Love” Speech Before...

President Obama has been known to give African Americans a dose of “tough love,” and apparently he has done the same in Kenya. In...

Black Women Should Consider All The Benefits...

While many Black women run away in terror from the idea of dating a single dad, there are actually many benefits to taking that...

7 of the Worst Stereotypes About Black...

The conventional wisdom about absent Black fathers has turned the idea of Black fatherhood into an anomaly, an oxymoron, in the eyes of many....

7 Ways the War on Poverty Destroyed...

The growing absence of fathers in American households — particularly in the African-American community — has been studied by academicians for decades, with liberal and...

Divorced Dad Talks Fatherhood, Sacrifice and Unconditional...

As a single mother, you make countless sacrifices. I can’t remember the last time I went out on a date, got a manicure—let alone...

When Daddy’s Little Girl Finds Her First...

A popular quote states that “A father is his daughter’s first love and his son’s first hero.” But what happens when his little girl...

‘Black Father’s Day’ Creator’s Video on Fatherhood...

You might recall that Atlanta Black Star did a week-long salute to black fathers leading up to the celebration of Father's Day 2012. Our purpose...

Black Fathers and Daughters Sparkle at Georgia...

Atlanta - With a daughter enfolded in each arm, Reggie Gentry clearly had his hands full. But though he was trying to figure out...

What Love Is: Black Fathers Doing It...

At Atlanta Black Star, we are spending this entire week celebrating, honoring, exploring and uplifting Black Fatherhood by examining it through the lens of...

A Loving Tribute to “The Greatest Man...

His name was Emmett Clay and, by all accounts, he was a remarkable man. Despite his small stature he made a huge impact on...

Black Fathers Do Crucial Work, Serving Their...

At Atlanta Black Star, we are spending this entire week celebrating, honoring, exploring and uplifting Black Fatherhood by examining it through the lens of...

In ‘Fatherhood’ Excerpt, Grant Hill Expresses Love,...

The following excerpt is from the book, Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge by Etan Thomas with Nick Chiles (who is Editor-in-Chief of Atlanta...

For Black Fathers, Protecting Family Is Priority...

At Atlanta Black Star, we are spending this entire week celebrating, honoring, exploring and uplifting Black Fatherhood by examining it through the lens of...

Real Men Cook For Father’s Day

This Sunday will mark the 23nd Anniversary of the Real Men Cook Father’s Day Celebration. Across the nation, black fathers will be cooking and...

What Beauty Looks Like: A Black Father...

At Atlanta Black Star, we are spending this entire week celebrating, honoring, exploring and uplifting Black Fatherhood by examining it through the lens of...

Black Fathers Provide Their Families, Communities Much...

At Atlanta Black Star, we are spending this entire week celebrating, honoring, exploring and uplifting Black Fatherhood by examining it through the lens of...

Join Us As We Honor Black Fathers

Since we began Atlanta Black Star more than a month ago, we have endeavored to bring readers the stories behind the headlines—burrowing beneath and...