Simone. Age: 23.
U nless the life chances of children raised by single mothers suddenly improve, the explosive growth of the U. Hispanic population over the next couple of decades does not bode well for American social stability. Hispanic immigrants bring near—Third World levels of fertility to America, coupled with what were once thought to be First World levels of illegitimacy. In fact, family breakdown is higher in many Hispanic countries than here.
Jimena. Age: 32.
Deadbeat Dad Stereotypes and Unpaid Child Support
For example, there are people who believe that "most" single moms choose to raise their kids solo, are unemployed, and receive government assistance. When you examine U. Census data from published inthe actual single parent statistics may surprise you. Let's take a look
Kali. Age: 26.
5: ‘It changed my life’: Rethinking the Consequences of Teenage Fatherhood (Jennifer Beggs Weber)
Claudio Sanchez. The growing number of fatherless children in this country poses one of the the most serious problems in education today, according to best-selling author Alan Blankstein. He has spent most of his life advocating for kids who struggle in school. He wrote Failure is Not an Optiona guide to creating high-performing schools for all students.
Oftentimes, when we discuss fatherhood we assume that African-American men aren't part of that conversation, largely because a number of studies and reports have repeatedly told us that black fathers are overwhelmingly absent from their children's lives. However, while these numbers are nothing to ignore, they contribute to a damaging narrative about black men and negate the achievements of the number of black men who play an active role in their children's lives. In honor of Father's Day, here are five lies we should stop telling about black fatherhood.