Atlanta, GA— Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated and Bestselling author; Kenneth Braswell is no stranger to finding ways to help his community address sensitive subjects. His professional career is currently grounded in running his 11 year old not-for-profit in an effort to build the capacity of fathers to be build stronger families. Fast-forward thousands of articles, four books and two documentaries later, Braswell has turned his attention again to children’s literature.
This is Braswell’s second children’s book in time for Men’s Health Month and Fathers Day. His first was released December 2015 and he is excited to bringing another one to his building audience. This book, “Daddy Is Feeling Blue” continues to stimulate critical and complicated conversations between parents and their young children. In this story, Brandon (father) has a minor heart attack and it creates a situation for the family to learn the importance of encouraging Brandon to pay attention to his health for the sake of himself and family.
According to the CDC, Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for men in the United States. In addition, half of the men who die suddenly of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. African-American adults are at least 50 percent more likely than non-Hispanic Whites to die prematurely from heart disease or stroke. African-American adults are at least the 3,500 children’s books published were about black characters. “There is a huge opportunity for Black authors to use children literature to education them on current societal issues,” says Braswell.
The book will be available for purchase on today at www.fistoreonline.com.
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