fatherhood fridays

“We don’t hit women,” I told my son as I held his hand. His face was flush with frustration. My daughter was being a textbook kid sister and had antagonized him about something they were watching on television. As is common with kids, the dispute elevated into yelling and then hits were exchanged. My 5-year-old […]

Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie was released from prison on March 5, 2014 after serving five years for a list of charges including drug possession, parole violations and first degree murder. While the “Wipe Me Down” rapper was acquitted of the murder charge in 2011 he remained in prison fighting the other charges. Throughout the bid […]

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Hey folks, Fathers Day is coming. That one magical day in the year where, single women claim both, daddy issues and social sites collide and somewhere in America a husband gets another tie while good/single dads are treated like Bigfoot. While it’s true, there are plenty of dads that aren’t exactly Cliff Huxtable in these […]

  “From Fatherless To Fatherhood” is a documentary film that explores fatherhood in the black community.  To help raise awareness about the film, the Kobie Chronicles is releasing a series of videos, an online extension of the documentary.  The series provides living examples of men, women, children and families who embody the new norm in the narrative […]

“From Fatherless To Fatherhood” is a documentary film that explores fatherhood in the black community.  To help raise awareness about the film, the Kobie Chronicles is releasing a series of videos, an online extension of the documentary.  The series provides living examples of men, women, children and families who embody the new norm in the narrative around […]

  “From Fatherless To Fatherhood” is a documentary film that explores fatherhood in the black community.  To help raise awareness about the film, the Kobie Chronicles is releasing a series of videos, an online extension of the documentary.  The series provides living examples of men, women, children and families who embody the new norm in the narrative […]

Happy Friday to your dads out there. We know that you’re gearing up for a long weekend and some of you might even be starting summer vacation plans already. So to give you some inspiration we’ve got two celeb dads who are really showing out this week. First up, Swizz Beatz’s son Egypt Dean made […]

The protection of children is the responsibility of all of us. In recent weeks there has been a ground swell of attention brought to the kidnapping of over 300 Nigerian school girls by a group of religious extremists who have threatened to sell the girls and/or marry them off. Social media has played a large […]

Every dad has done this. Your baby is minding their own business enjoying a refreshing beverage and for some inexplicable reason you move the straw, bottle or sippy cup just to get a reaction. You know damn well it’s gonna make ’em mad but you do it anyway. Why? Because dads are bullies! No, we’re […]

The award for Coolest Dad of the Week has to go to Lance Underwood for his creative reworking of classic album covers. With the cooperation of his two sons he flips vintage artwork from groups like Mobb Deep, Outkast, Gang Starr as well as soloists like John Coltrane and Nas and Ice Cube. We’re not […]

The only things entertainers show off on Instagram more than their cars are their kids. Scroll through the feeds of the popular social networks and you will see who is having a birthday, who is playing a sport, who is getting a haircut and who is really ready for a nap. It’s a side of […]