Monday, June 16, 2008


On Father's Day Barrack Obama made a speech at a the Apostolic Church of God near his hometown. In his speech he called out all the absent black fathers. He like many black children is a product of an absent father. He calls such absent fathers boys, not men. "They have abandoned their responsibilities, acting like boys instead of men. And the foundations of our families are weaker because of it," the Democratic presidential candidate said Sunday.

For the first time, I agree with the man on an issue. I mean it's a sad but true fact that a majority of black absent fathers are selfish boys who aren't man enough to take on responsibilities. And No one else can bring up the issue, other than Obama, without sounding racist. Maybe he is good for a presidential run? He can address issues of race that white presidents can't. I dunno, I still think America is not ready to allow a minority or a woman as the President of our country. As much as we think we're passed all that, the truth is we're not.

But again props to Obama for calling out the issue. I think it reflects on why some black communities are so bad. People growing up without a father figure filling the void with drugs and gangs. Passing the cycle on to their children and onto their children's children. And endless cycle that has to stop.

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