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June 28, 2013

Andre Royo wants his daughter to be a good person.

Actor, Andre Royo, wants his daughter to be a good person. Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in theRead more →

June 12, 2013

Allan Houston Explains Why Father Knows Best

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community.  While there’s a tendency to avoidRead more →

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Andre Royo wants his daughter to be a good person.

Andre Royo of The Wire

Actor, Andre Royo, wants his daughter to be a good person.

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community. While there’s a tendency to avoid consistent conversations about the real reasons why so many men are absent from their children’s lives, even more damaging are the limited opportunities to provide examples of fathers who foster high quality relationships with their children and families in ways that positively impact our community.

Andre Royo & his daughter

Andre Royo & his daughter, Stella, enjoy a stroll.

We caught up with Actor, Andre Royo -best known for his portrayal of the character, “Bubbles” on The Wire – and his teenage daughter during a sunny day in Los Angeles, California. His daughter describes him as “a role model” who is “a friend and your family”.  Andre compares being a good father to listening, as in acting. All-and-all, Royo explains, “at the end of the day in my heart, I want my daughter to be a good person!”

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Allan Houston Explains Why Father Knows Best

Allan Houston Explains Why Father Knows Best

Stories of absent fathers have become commonplace in the narrative of the Black community.  While there’s a tendency to avoid consistent conversations about the real reasons why so many men are absent from their children’s lives, even more damaging are the limited opportunities to provide examples of fathers who foster high quality relationships with their children and families in ways that positively impact our community.

Have we failed to consider how their examples can inform and inspire those fathers, children, and families who are lost? Or does it even matter?

Allan Houston & son, Allan, Jr.

Allan Houston & son, Allan, Jr.

In this clip, Basketball legend and philanthropist, Allan Houston, and his son remind us why Father Knows Best.

 

 

 

 

 

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Stream From Fatherless to Fatherhood here:

FROM FATHERLESS TO FATHERHOOD – Trailer from The Kobie Chronicles. on Vimeo.

 

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