Updated: Jun 23
Father's Day has come and gone and we wanted to dedicate that day, in particular, to show off the amazing black fathers out there.Black Parent Magazine took the time to get to know 3 Amazing Black Fathers.
Brandon Carr is known to the world as a decorated NFL player, but to his "Partners in Crime" - his son Austin "Ace" and daughter, Sydney he is known as Dad. A decade long career in the league, he's played for The Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, and Baltimore Ravens.
In 2012, he founded the Carr Cares Foundation, which is geared towards improving child literacy by helping young students become proficient readers by the third grade. Along with his literacy initiatives, the foundation also encourages children to live a healthy lifestyle through balanced nutrition and by being physically active.
Brandon founded Lit Buddies, a bi-monthly literacy subscription box curated for elementary-age children focusing on improving their literacy to ensure they are proficient readers and reading on grade level by the third grade. Holding a mission of serving his target, Brandon and the Lit Buddies brand has shifted their focus curating a virtual weekly reading series, with his son Ace.
Watch Brandon Carr's Interview HERE
Singer,producer and Songwriter, "RL" : "RL is a member of the record-setting R&B trio NEXT.” That is one of the many famous descriptions you hear when you mention RL’s name. While this iconic musician has been a quiet voice and hand behind some of the popular music we enjoy daily, his most cherished title is Dad.
Watch RL's Interview HERE
Christophe Kyle; The viral sensation, Daddy daughter duo; " Ava's kitchen.
Kyle Post About His 18-Month-Old's Play Kitchen Offers A Sincere Message About Supporting Black Business "The cook is a cutie so I’ll give her another chance."
Black Parent Magazine: What do you want the world to know about Black Fatherhood? Christophe' Kyle:"Black fatherhood is the most valuable gift that we can give to our children. So many African American families are devastated due to the absence of Black Father.s Our presence can make or break a child. It's so important to be there to help mold and develop our children; and instill values and principles that will lead them to be a productive member of society."
Watch Chrisophe and Ava HERE