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Black Fatherhood Podcast with Dr. Alvin Thomas
Black Fatherhood Podcast with Dr. Alvin Thomas
Alvin Thomas

The myth of the “Absent Black Father” permeates American culture and adversely affects the mental health of Black men and their families.... more

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Black Fatherhood Podcast with Dr. Alvin Thomas
Fathers and Family Court
Black Fatherhood Podcast with Dr. Alvin Thomas