Fatherhood Archives

The truth about Black fatherhood

June 17, 2021

Stereotypes about Black fathers The stereotype of Black fathers as “absent” and Black children as “fatherless”— first introduced over 50 years ago—has, like many racial stereotypes, refused to die. In 1965, white sociologist and Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick Moynihan published a report called The Negro Family: The Case For National Action. This report… [Read More]

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 2)

June 10, 2021

“Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord.” – Psalm 127:3 The Pathways for Fathers and Families is a program sponsored by the Milwaukee County Department of Child Support Services which is dedicated to ensuring that all children are supported by both parents whenever possible, with the mission to promote family stability, creating… [Read More]

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 1)

June 3, 2021

As we enter the month of June, we also enter the month Father’s Day is celebrated! This month this column illuminates the fatherhood issue and the father’s importance to the family. Churches are encouraged to also get involved in fatherhood strengthening. The church can help by training men to succeed in marriage. Churches can also… [Read More]