“These new statistics legitimize the narrative I’ve been talking about even blogging about. Black men have been in the lives of our children. We’re not talking about something new. This helps to define how we speak about men from a positive model. A lot of dads are doing the right thing but we have struggles with racism, oppression and more,” Kenneth Braswell, executive director of Fathers Incorporated, told The Final Call.
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Fathers Incorporated (FI) is a national, non-profit organization working to build stronger families and communities through the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. Established in 2004, FI has a unique seat at the national table, working with leaders in the White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Family Law, and the Responsible Fatherhood Movement. FI works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status, or geographic location. From employment and incarceration issues, to child support and domestic violence, FI addresses long-standing problems to achieve long-term results for children, their families, the communities, and nation in which they live.
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