By now it should be common knowledge that over 70 percent of black babies are born to unmarried women. These children grow up not living with their fathers. Children in female-headed households are at higher risk of failing to graduate high school, getting pregnant out of wedlock, being disciplined in school, and ending up in prison.
A group of black men gave their opinions about how to reduce violence among blacks. Where does it start? In the home — an intact home.
Former NFL player Reggie Bush said his father wasn’t in his life. Growing up fatherless have him an incentive to be successful and make his absent father “jealous.” He was resentful, then he realized his father grew up fatherless. His father met his father for the first time in middle age. Fathers must break this pattern.
Bush said that a lot of boys he grew up with and fellow NFL players were fatherless. But that doesn’t have to stop success.
⁉️Darnell's Question of The Day: In the wake of Nipsey Hussle, what can we do to reduce violence in the black community?
— Speak For Yourself (@SFY) April 2, 2019