All posts by Fathers Incorporated

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.

Television’s Portrayal of Black Fatherhood: Shaping Perceptions and Reflecting Realities

Explore the dynamic portrayals of black fatherhood on American television with our in-depth article. Delve into how characters from Bill Cosby’s Heathcliff Huxtable to Sterling K. Brown’s Randall Pearson have influenced perceptions, broken stereotypes, and celebrated the complexities of being a black dad. Discover the profound impact these iconic TV fathers have on the narrative of responsible fatherhood across generations. Join us in reflecting on the laughs, the struggles, and the heartwarming moments that these top 50 Black TV dads have brought into our homes and our hearts.

The Evolution of Employment for Black Men: From Historical Struggles to Modern Opportunities

Challenges, evolution, and resilience punctuate the employment story for Black men in America. These men have navigated changing labor landscapes over the decades, confronting racial disparities, economic downturns, and societal shifts.

“Back Home and Building Bonds:” A Lighthouse for Reconnecting Fathers

This isn’t just a guide, but a beacon for all fathers who’ve been distanced from their families due to incarceration and are now eager to rebuild the bonds that time and circumstances might have weakened.

Exploring Equity, Legacy, and Mental Health: A Candid Conversation with Greg Owens

In a world teeming with influencers, talking heads, and so-called thought leaders, it’s easy to overlook the people who are truly shaping society from within its most crucial institutions. Greg Owens is one of those people.