How Black father and son duo became a YouTube sensation

DuB didn’t know this was the life he would live. The YouTuber, whose content revolves around entertaining themes and plots using his real friends and family members, has built a channel of over 1 million subscribers. He quit his full-time job in Michigan to move out to Los Angeles and become a content creator alongside […]

Attorney Mawuli Davis pens Father’s Day letter to our beautiful Black children

Dear beautiful Black children, I am writing to you on this Father’s Day to make a pledge, to articulate an affirmation, to say aloud and unashamedly, We love y’all too much! We, Black men, who have against all odds and obstacles, still remember. We still remember our sacred obligation and responsibility to you. We still […]

The entrepreneurial father who raised NBA, WNBA stars

Omar Cooper is the epitome of an involved Black father. The entrepreneur runs the LifeStyle brand, which includes the LifeStyle Sports Bistro, a lounge and restaurant where people can watch big sporting events and network in metro Atlanta. He also runs the LifeStyle Sports Agency, which has athletes like Cleveland Cavaliers forward Isaac Okoro and Los […]

Prestigious LA private school shows Black fathers are present and participating

You might see a celebrity sitting courtside at a Sierra Canyon High School basketball game. Whether it’s Kyler Murray, members of the FaZe Clan, YouTuber Deestroying or Twitch streamer Adin Ross, there’s just as much star power at the Chatsworth, California, private school as there is at a Los Angeles Lakers game. The institution is […]

Calvin L. Butts Jr. stresses the value of investing in children and community

Calvin L. Butts Jr. has built a successful life as an investor. As co-founder of East Chop Capital, Butts has touched and impacted lives in the most rewarding way. But his greatest success has been being a father. Butts offers his thoughts on what it takes to be a great father in rolling out’s Father Coach […]

Alfred Woodley is leaving a legacy for his children and community

Alfred Woodley spent a decade working as a corrections officer at the infamous Rikers Island. Working at Rikers helped Woodley draw from that experience to prepare him for two of his biggest roles in life: becoming an actor and the role of a father. The native New Yorker currently lives in Los Angeles where he […]

Nigel Graham says it’s important for dads to be present in their child’s life

Nigel Graham is an insurance broker and the owner of DMV Healthy Insurance LLC located in Largo, Maryland. When Graham is not helping small businesses and families with their health insurance, he is spending quality time with his family. One of Graham’s most enjoyable pleasures is being present in his daughter’s life. Graham currently lives […]

Emmy Award winner Louis Deon Jones says it takes sacrifice to be a good father

Emmy Award winner Louis Deon Jones, Psy.D., is more than a screenwriter, producer or director, he is a dedicated father. A native of Chicago, Louis currently resides in Los Angeles. Known for his award-winning digital series, “Cycles and NoHo: A North Hollywood Story,” Jones also produced the Daytime Emmy Award winning film, “The Girl in […]

Tiran Jackson motivates and inspires fathers from his life’s tragedies

Tiran Jackson is an inspirational speaker and coach that has gone through an incredible transformation and journey in his life. After surviving a traumatic accident that resulted in his wife’s death and having his left leg amputated, he had to learn how to overcome adversity following this unexpected tragedy. His journey to recovery revealed his […]

Sean C. Hamilton shares what he loves most about being a father

For more than three decades, Sean C. Hamilton has worked in the government and nonprofit sectors. In recent years, the New Orleans native has started a new chapter of life as a licensed real estate agent in Atlanta. Between all the work and business accolades, one thing has remained consistent with Hamilton, his devotion to […]

Derrick C. Gilmore reminds youth of their true value, 1 ounce at a time

For many decades, Derrick C. Gilmore has worked in higher education striving to make a difference in the lives of Black youth. He is a member of the executive committee for the United Negro College Fund/Southern Regional Education Board on HBCUs and other Minority Serving Institutions Initiative. Gilmore also serves as the executive vice president […]

Anwar Aiken shares the significance of fatherhood culture

Anwar Aiken is an accomplished military officer and transportation professional with over 15 years of senior-level management experience. He is also the founder of LEAD YOUniversity In addition to a stellar work ethic, Aiken’s top priority is to be present in his children’s life to encourage, love and motivate them. Aiken spoke with rolling out‘s Father […]

Mitchell Scott shares his most valued and treasured fatherhood goals

Mitchell Scott with sons (photo Courtesy Mr. Austin Harrison Ace Shoots Photography) Mitchell Louis Scott has always been surrounded by nature’s beauty. Growing up in Louisa County, Virginia, surrounded by God’s bountiful beauty, became the inspiration for Scott’s company, Mitchell Louis Apparel. Though the Mitchell Louis brand is one of Scott’s proudest accomplishments, it cannot […]

Edward Quinn is being intentional while raising his daughters

Edward Quinn is the father of two daughters and is the chief event producer for ELQ Events and Design LLC. The South-Side Chicago native was born to a teenage mother. Although she was barely more than a child when she gave birth, Quinn’s mother instilled lessons on resilience and how to keep moving forward. As […]

Platinum-selling producer RushDee Williams balancing music and fatherhood

RushDee Williams is a Billboard-charting, platinum-selling music producer. However, above all things, he is a father of four. The Saginaw, Michigan native has worked hard to navigate the challenges of fatherhood and his career. Williams is very candid about the lessons life has given him and he imparts this wisdom to his children. Williams recently […]

PR expert Tony Ferguson shares why skill-building is key for Black children

With over two decades worth of experience in public relations with critical urban and mainstream media, Tony Ferguson is among the most respected global media brand strategists in the entertainment industry. As the principal of Society House, Ferguson implements diverse campaigns within various sectors, including film, TV, professional sports, consumer goods and non-profit sectors. Ferguson’s […]

Ken Rye shares the importance of building a network with his child

Ken Rye is the CEO of Ken Rye Marketing / Hot Ice Entertainment Group, however, his most prominent position in life is that of being a father. Rye’s career has placed him in rooms with many powerful individuals who have provided lessons that have helped him navigate his life and career. Rye recently spoke with […]

Girl dad Piarget Smith stresses why family must protect and respect each other

As the product of a two-parent household with an older sister and younger brother, Piarget Don Smith learned the nuances of a family structure by observation and pure, unadulterated love. A native of Chicago and proud graduate of Clark Atlanta University, Smith joined the ranks of non-profit services upon graduation before finding his niche in […]

Nestle’s Stephen Goosby instills respect as the foundation for fatherhood

A sales and marketing professional with Nestle USA, Stephen Goosby manages commercial coffee sales across multiple hospitality-professional segments throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. Goosby, a proud native of Chicago, received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Morehouse College and his master’s degree in marketing from Roosevelt University. For the better part of two […]

Shawn A. Williams explains what fatherhood has taught him

Shawn A. Williams grew up in Buena Vista, Georgia, playing high school football and running track. Williams’ athletic prowess led him to coach and little league football in his beloved hometown. Later, he joined the U.S. Army where he met Ashlee Schuler. Three years later they would become the proud parents of a baby boy, […]