Black Fatherhood II: Black Women Talk About Their Men

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Middle Passage Press, Feb 1, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 173 pages
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In this companion book, the words spoken by the women in BLACK FATHERHOOD II about their men are sometimes tender, sometimes harsh. Their memories are sometmes gentle, sometimes bittersweet. The five black women go beyond stereotypes of black men. They have experienced the depths of broken dreams & shattered illusions, but they have also experienced the high vistas of male strength & stability. They have been buffeted by the emotional storms of life. But they have never abandoned hope. They believe in their men. They speak with conviction about the problems & possibilities of African-American men, their search for "Mr. Right," & desires in marriage, family & sexual relationships. Their words serve as both a plea for understanding & a message of hope. The black women in this book want to preserve what is best in African-American males. To order send: $11.95 plus $2.00 shipping to Middle Passage Press, 5517 Secrest Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90043-2029.

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Contents

Introduction 1
The Father Mystique
13
Looking for Mr Right
29
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Earl Ofari Hutchinson is a nationally acclaimed author and political analyst. His columns have appeared in the "Chicago Tribune," the "Los Angeles Times," "Newsday," the "Philadelphia Inquirer," the "San Francisco Chronicle," and the "Washington Post," He is the associate editor at "New American Media" and the author of "The Assassination of the Black Male Image";" Betrayed: A History of Presidential Failure to Protect Black Lives";" Beyond O.J.: Race, Sex and Class Lessons for America";" Blacks and Reds: Race and Class in Conflict, 1919-1990";" The Crisis in Black and Black;" "The Disappearance of Black Leadership; "and "The Latino Challenge to Black America," He lives in Los Angeles.

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