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Obama Does A Bill Cosby: Urges Black Fathers To Engage In Raising Their Children

June 16, 2008

It’s a black message as well as a white message.  It’s an Asian message as well as a Latino or Tejano message.  Fathers should be more engaged in raising their children.

A strange recipe of “male unappreciation” has plagued our society, making men feel less important or less able to understand their true importance in the lives of their families.

I am certainly not speaking of all men, probably not your husband or your father, but maybe someone you know is going through this.

As for black men, which Sen. Barack Obama was speaking specifically about, he has called on black men, as did Bill Cosby, to…

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But we also need families to raise our children. We need fathers to realize that responsibility does not end at conception. We need them to realize that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child – it’s the courage to raise one.

Read Obama’s Entire Father’s Day Speech Here

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