Kevin Powell on Being a "Father"

Kevin Powell on Being a "Father"

Writer Kevin Powell speaks on how growing up without a father inspired him to be a father figure for young Black males.

by Kevin Powell, June 18, 2012

Kevin Powell on Being a "Father"

Kevin Powell

forever. We cannot change our past experiences, and if we do not ever make peace with those experiences, we become prisoners of those experiences for the rest of our lives. As a man I simply refuse to allow that to happen ever again. And as I wrote in another space years back, I just have to be the man and the father I wanted him, my own biological dad, to be, but could not be. For the rest of my life.

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