Fort Wayne Magazine January edition: Fathering for the Future

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Being a father in 20-19 is a unique challenge. Fort Wayne Magazine’s January cover story looks to unpack the role men play in their kid’s lives. 

John Dortch is the publisher of Fort Wayne Ink Spot, as well as a local author. He helped put together the magazine’s story: Fathering for the Future.

John says black men face significant challenges, and the future for many is not bright. More than any other group in this country young black men face a greater rate of imprisonment, a greater chance of being killed and a greater chance of being unemployed.

Part of the article helps readers understand the important role that African-American fathers play in the lives of their sons,

The magazine asked several Fort Wayne fathers what they are teaching their sons about race, success and survival.

Check out the article Fathering for the Future, by picking up an issue of Fort Wayne Magazine. It’s available at over a dozen area businesses.  

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