Single dad Robert Shakhan talks spiritual growth and bonding with his daughter

“I raised my baby girl alone,” shares Robert Shakhan, recovery coach for Detroit Recovery Projec, Inc. “I began raising my daughter solo when she was 10 years old. Having been estranged from her mother for several years and always participating in her life, I wanted to be the responsible parent to care for and nurture her […]

J.R. Smith’s dad says Cavs win tonight would be ‘better than Christmas’

Two of Earl Smith's children, Chris and J.R. Smith (Photo courtesy of Twitter @theonlycsmith0)

On the eve of Father’s Day and his son, J.R. Smith competing along with LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers against Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, rolling out spoke exclusively to Earl Smith about the possibility of the Cavs bringing home the championship. “That would […]

Victor R. Moore II talks legacy, what it means to be a father

[jwplatform xekaMCX7] Fathers are important and and their influence is crucial to their children. Victor R. Moore II took a moment with us to discuss what it means to him to be a father and why building a legacy through his children is important.

Father’s Day cocktails dad will love

Happy Father’s Day. What better way to celebrate than to grab a cold one or turn up with your pops with a variety of flavorful libations? Thanks to drink specialists like Cody Goldstein of Upholstery Store, NYC; and Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY chapter president and creative director Seamstress, NY, we’ve got you covered with a […]

Scott Carlton talks fatherhood and daddy-daughter dances

A vast majority of the violence that has taken place in urban areas across America is a result of the lack of guidance and the presence of a father. A father represents strength, stability and love. The absence of these traits in the life of a young Black man can prove to be fatal. Father’s […]

Sexy celebrity dads with beards

It’s Father’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than highlighting some of Hollywood’s sexiest bearded dads? From Will Smith to Channing Tatum and Idris Elba, the following fellas have some strong beard game. Enjoy.

Father’s Day: Celebrating 1st time celebrity dads

Father’s Day is here, and there are plenty of stars who are ringing in the holiday for the very first time. New dads like John Legend, Adam Brody, and Justin Baldoni will most likely spend the day with their beautiful baby girls, while celebs like Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have their little […]

#LoveLetters: Children share their Father’s Day wish with dads in prison

Has mass incarceration’s impact on our youth ever crossed your mind? “Love Letters” is a national Google-supported campaign to uplift the voices of young people who have an incarcerated parent. Many of the 2.7 million children in the US who have at least one parent incarcerated share their letters to them. [jwplatform LiaRIMuB]

Shop the perfect dress shirts for dad at Macy’s

Who can’t be proud of dad when he’s sporting a crisp, clean dress shirt? Here are our top picks to keep dad smiling from ear to ear. –carles summerour Alfani Spectrum Men’s slim-fit stretch dress shirt, only at Macy’s. Keep it sharp and sleek. This dress shirt from Alfani Spectrum has a comfortable stretch fabrication […]

Robert Hughes talks fatherhood and how his children inspire him

Fathers are critical to the healthy development of children. A vast majority of the violence that has taken place in urban areas across America is a result of the lack of guidance and the presence of a father. A father represents strength, stability and love. The absence of these traits in the life of a young […]

Atlanta entrepreneur C. David Moody shares intimate moments of fatherhood

Why did you decide it was important to share your personal story? I decided because I remember how lonely I felt in 1992 when I told my wife I had been sexually abused as a child. I had never told anyone until that day. Shortly after saying those words, I started having panic attacks and […]

7 best colognes for your dad this Father’s Day

Not quite sure you have the right nose to select a scent for dad this Father’s Day? Check out our top picks. –carles summerour Dolce & Gabbana The One For Men Eau de Parfum, 3.4 ounces. Reg. $92.00, free gift with purchase. Offering a deeper fragrance experience, The One for Men eau de parfum is […]

Derrick D. James talks fatherhood and the importance of his role

Describe why being a father is special. Being a father is special to me because the gift of life itself is special. It’s a miracle. And, to be able to take part or play a role in that miraculous feet is a blessing and a gift from God! It’s a role that every male for whatever […]

Actor and very proud father Mykel Shannon Jenkins stars in ‘The Last Heist’

Acting runs in Mykel Shannon Jenkins’ family. A native of New Orleans, his mother was an actress. He’s been around the craft his entire life. It had such a stronghold on him, he decided he needed to chuck up the deuces to New Orleans, LA and move to other real L.A. — Los Angeles. Going against his father’s […]

J.R. Bang talks why being a dad is special and reading to his child

The presence of a father is essential in the life of a child. A vast majority of the violence that has taken place in urban areas across America is a result of the lack of guidance and the presence of a father. A father represents strength, stability and love. The absence of these traits in the life of […]

Proud single father Andre Johnson: ‘My daughter is an avid equestrian’

“I would be remiss if I said I raised my daughter alone. I would say I raised my daughter along with a village: friends, colleagues, family, God, etcetera. When she was two years old, I remember having a mattress on the floor and a boom box in a one-bedroom apartment. I thought to myself ‘I […]

Things to do in Atlanta for Father’s Day 2016 weekend

Family Food Fest Atlanta will be held on Sunday June 19, 2016. But there are some concerts that you don’t want to miss starting Friday, June 17, 2016. Check out the listing below. Concerts: Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia at  Friday, June 17 7:30 p.m. Fox Theatre Get tickets here. Brit Floyd: The Space and Time […]

Single dad Dr. Torrance Stephens on raising a pre-teen girl

Why did you decide to rear your daughter alone? It’s not like buying a car. It wasn’t a decision. I’m her father. It is what defines manhood. It is a joy and responsibility that men take on. How have you coached your child about life? Well, we go to the library everyday. I talk to her […]

Not a typical stylist, Aaron Christmon’s tips to upgrade your father’s closet

Chicago native Aaron Christmon has always had a love for the fashion industry. After working for various top luxury fashion retailers, Christmon began to cultivate his fashion skills and unique style. Over the past six years he has turned his love for fashion into a career of transforming people’s wardrobes and ultimately how they view themselves. […]