David (#33)

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“I hope that this project will show the world that Black fathers are present. We are not absentee fathers. And we don’t stop being dads when our children leave the home. Fathers are forever.

My greatest concern is that young Black people will lose hope for change in this country, and in the system. I’m afraid this country will break into another civil war, a race war (so to speak), and it will probably destroy the country.”

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