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Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

LOOK: Where Are All The Great Black Dads? | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

For entrepreneur William K. Middlebrooks, the only difference between living an ordinary life and an extraordinary one is your willingness to do the e...

Dwyane Wade, The President, and the Men of Cura

Hayden Bixby | Posted 10.24.2012 | Good News
Hayden Bixby

Dwyane Wade's Vogue feature reminded me that, collectively, Cura's male mentors give our children a gift to which all children should be entitled -- and which all mothers should be able to take for granted.

My Most Important Job

Sec. Arne Duncan | Posted 08.18.2012 | Education
Sec. Arne Duncan

A few days ago, I went to my 10-year-old daughter's band concert. It was a great evening, and after the show a few parents told me they were surprised I'd made it, considering my schedule -- which got me thinking.

PHOTOS: Wade Gets Fatherly At All-Star Weekend

Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 02.24.2012 | Miami

Miami Heat golden boy Dwyane Wade started off his NBA All-Star Weekend by reaching out to his fellow dads and presenting a basketball court to a schoo...

White House on Dads: Children Need Presence, Not Perfection

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

"Children don't need people to be perfect, they need people to be present," says Michael Strautmanis, Chief of Staff to White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

President Obama's Father's Day Speech Focuses On Responsibility And Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

President Obama spent a few moments of his Father's Day speaking at the Town Hall Education Arts & Recreation Campus in Anacostia, Washington D.C. Th...