“You know the family is the solution to the world’s problems today,” or so says the lyric from an old O’Jays song Family Reunion.
This is ironic because in the African-American community, a core part of “the family” is currently missing …
A recent New York Times article stated that, in the United States, there are over 1.5 million African-American men are “missing” because they’re either locked-up or dead.
One in 12 black men between the ages 25 and 54 are in prison, which is five times greater the rate than for non-black men (one in 60).
If we assume these men could be a part of a family and…
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