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Dispelling Lies about Black Fathers

Dispelling Lies about Black Fathers   We know that Black men are active and committed fathers and that they care about having children, but we also know that their fertility rates are disproportionately high. We know that non-domiciled (fathers not living in the home) fathers, especially black fathers, are less involved than Hispanic fathers and have more responsibility for co-parenting than white and non-domiciled Hispanic fathers. Black non-domiciled fathers face a myriad obstacles to stable and consistent support for their children, among other systemic challenges that conservatives often overlook. The work has shown that contextual factors such as marital status, the quality of mother-father relationship and consideration of the contribution of existing African-American children to the father living at home...

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