Category Archives: fathers day

#284. Child Support

It is a well-known fact that Father’s Day is a date that passes without much fanfare in the Black community. With the rate of out-of-wedlock births approaching 75 percent for Black people, absenteeism on the part of the father is … Continue reading

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#49. The Emaciated Look

We have stated before that Black people do not like to pass on seconds. Well, the Atlantic monthly magazine has provided SBPDL with perhaps the most depressing article imaginable, and it is one that presents a future comprised entirely of … Continue reading

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#235. Playing Baseball

“If you build it, he will come,” so spoke the ghost of “Shoeless” Joe Jackson in the classic, Pre-Obama America film “Field of Dreams”. The movie showcases America’s pastime – baseball – and the deep connection the sport has with … Continue reading

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