A two-part reflection on Black fatherhood
produced by You Had Me at Black and Cult TV
Black fathers are out here. Out here raising, loving, supporting, speaking to, pouring into their children.
SEEN is a two-part series which explores how Black fathers are present in their roles. For Father's Day We asked seven men to reflect on how fatherhood influences their understanding of masculinity, and how that's similar or different to their fathers' parenting.
These are their stories.
- Khalil Gibran
Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. To celebrate fathers is to not only see them but to see ourselves as well. As leaders, they are both the architects and subjects of our bigger picture as a people. Fathers, you are seen.
The second part of the series is an intimate view of black fatherhood from the perspectives of three men: Chef Rock Harper; food and beverage consultant, Eric King; and clinical mental health counseling graduate student, Kier Gaines. Through their perspectives, the panel provides insight on a new generation of black fatherhood.
You Had Me at Black is a storytelling podcast and kickback series reclaiming the Black Narrative by passing the mic to regular people to share their stories in their own words. For Harriet, Saint Heron and XONecole have dubbed them top podcasts to listen to. Earlier this year, Apple Podcasts and Spotify featured You Had Me at Black on their Black History Month Playlists. Listen to You Had Me at Black to hear stories from Black people just like you, and Black people not like you at all.
CultTV is where culture connects. As host, Candace guides guests from all backgrounds and various stages of success to discuss life and entrepreneurship in a way that answers questions that many millennial wrestle with, but won’t ask aloud.
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