black dads matter
While you experience our story, I ask that you let go of what you know of Black men, of Black families, and see the Black man I was born of through my eyes.
Because I’m Black & I’ve always had a dad
“ He told me this story again recently, following it up with ‘before you even came into this world, you knew I was your guy.’
I always enjoy the sentiment my dad brings to my childhood stories. But, I thought that it was just a cute story; something that dad’s say to daughters. I’ve been looking through my early childhood pictures, I started to catch a theme in the photographs that made me think this was more than just a cute story my dad tells. “
- Jay Scott Smith