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Reply to "The Myth Of The Absent Black Fathers"

The CDC study this article is based on is a complete farce. It only accounts for the father's responses instead of the child's responses. Never-married black males "father" children at a rate of 5 to 1 of whites (Per last US Census). This study asked black fathers questions like: "Have you eaten with your child in the last 4 weeks? Have you read to your child in the last 4 weeks? etc." All the father had to do was to eat with one of his children or read to one of his children in that time span to offer a favorable response. Therefore, never-married black males were 5X as likely to give a favorable response. Also, the 4 week time frame is kind of loose. You could theoretically be in jail and have one meal with one of your 10 children in a 4 week period and be counted a good father in this study. It's a joke. Look at the statistics of the perils children face by not having 2 parents in the home, then you'll see the bleak truth of black fathers in our society. Your not going to find real change in the black community unless you start acknowledging the truth. 

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