Saturday, June 19, 2010

Fathers' importance reported and rapped

The Heritage Foundation's Ken McIntyre discusses and links to studies and stats suggesting a strong connection between the presence of a father and the welfare (not Welfare) of the children. It includes a sobering reminder of the doleful numbers for illegitimately-conceived births:
  • 40% overall
  • Over 50% among Hispanics
  • 70% among blacks.
But on a happier note, this young man raps in gratitude for his dad:

1 comment:

Paula said...

Fox News did a story today about the AME church's push to get more kids into the Big Brothers program & celebrating what a difference the program can make in a boy's life.

I couldn't help but wonder why the push wasn't for responsible fatherhood.