black fathers

Oprah Winfrey and The OWN Network will be premiering a new television special titled "Honoring Our Kings: Own Honors Black Fatherhood," hosted by celebrated actor Sterling K. Brown. 

Journalist Shannon LaNier learned how to braid his daughters’ hair from his wife…and Youtube. He became so skilled at it, other fathers began asking him for hair tutorials, which encouraged him to create and post more videos of him being his daughters’ personal hair stylist. The CW39 Houston host first started making videos to prove […]


Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt has represented numerous families of victims of police violence, including Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson. He recently gained three more clients. The attorney tweeted that he has been hired by the families of three Black men who were killed by police in the same week. Aside from being victims of police […]

These powerful images continue to prove that African-American men can and are amazing Dads.

Dwyane Wade is speaking out about why it was important for him to support his younger son going to a pride parade this spring. Wade’s 12-year-old-son Zion attended Miami Beach Pride with his stepmother, Gabrielle Union. He shared photos of himself attending the annual event on social media, as did his supportive older brother. In one photo, […]

Like many fathers, Marvin Bowers was likely expecting a low-key Father’s Day. Maybe dinner, maybe some socks or ties. But this year, he had one of the best Father’s Day ever and his response to it went viral. Via Buzzfeed: Bowers is both a father to 11-year-old Maya and stepfather to 22-year-old Jia and 19-year-old […]

Last summer there where a slew of teen shootings in metro Atlanta. These unfortunate events spawned the community to leap into action to stop any further any senseless violence and loss. (See Reec of Hot 107.9 on 11 Alive Talking about 2018 Teen Violence Prevention).  This year several organizations have banded together to be proactive […]

Rodney King’s daughter Lora is honoring her late father’s legacy on the 27th anniversary of the historic L.A. Riots.

 Sean “Diddy” Combs admits that although he considered himself a good father, he was a part-time dad. His ex-girlfriends Kim Porter, with whom he shares twins D’Lila and Jessie and son Christian, as well as stepson Quincy Brown, Misa Hylton, who has a son, Justin with him and Sarah Chapman, who he shares a daughter, […]

While doctors believed they saw something suspicious in Leah Still's last check-up, her follow-up results were nothing but great news.

The music mogul opens about what it means to a be a father and a mother to his kids after Kim Porter's tragic death on November 15.

If you’ve been keeping up with the soap opera that is the Matt Barnes/Gloria Govan/Derek Fisher situation, we’ve got an update for you. Matt Barnes has just been awarded full custody of his twin sons with his ex-wife, Govan. The latest dispute began when Barnes asked for a restraining order after an altercation with Govan […]