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BAF : be a father to your child : real talk from Black men on family, love, and fatherhood

Author: April R Silver
Publisher: Brooklyn : Soft Skull Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: April R Silver
ISBN: 9781593761929 1593761929
OCLC Number: 1034225072
Description: xvii, 198 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: To be men first, then fathers: Realizing progressive black masculinities: An introduction / Loren S. Harris --
An interview with Davey D. --
Freestyle fatherhood / Lasana Hotep --
What is a man? / Kevin Powell --
Baba / Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele --
Work and travel / Steven G. Fullwood --
Love, lessons, learning, and leadership / Timothey David Jones --
From education to get money: The challenge of parenting in and beyond the Hip-Hop generation / Bakari Kitwana --
What kind of place is this?: A black father raising his sons in white suburbia / Alford A. Young, Jr. --
A moment of clarity / Aaron Lloyd --
Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Dad in my subconscious / Shaun Neblett --
The "pursuit" of meaning / Bill Stephney --
An interview with Talib Kweli --
My son's imaginary friend / James Braxton Peterson II --
The black hair matrix: How Jada Pinkett-Smith saved my daugther's self-esteem / Adis Banjoko --
Down the aisle, Walkin' the Walk / Thabiti Boone --
Poems by Saddi Khali. Fatherless child (29 years later) ; Our father ; Your son --
Truth and reconciliation / Kevin Williams --
Do the sons bear the sins of the father? / Dion Chavis --
G-Daddy: A father's rage; A grandfather's delight / Mo Beasley --
Who's the man? / Cheo Tyehimba --
An interview with Rhymefest --
Because of my father . . . / Byron Hurt --
The old man / Jelani Cobb.
Other Titles: Be a friend to your child
Responsibility: edited by April R. Silver.


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