The Myth Of The Absent Black Father

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published new data on the role that American fathers play in parenting their children. Most of the CDC’s previous research on family life — which the agency explores as an important contributor to public health and child development — has focused exclusively on mothers. But the latest data finds that the stereotypical gender imbalance in this area doesn’t hold true, and dads are just as hands-on when it comes to raising their kids.
That includes African-American fathers.

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New Crowdfunding Site Designed for Youth and Millennial Entrepreneurs

An ambitious new crowdfunding platform aims to do more than just host a fundraiser for your next great idea or business; it teaches you how to build a winning and profitable campaign.

Freudon, the world’s first 360° crowdfunding platform designed for the specific needs of youth and millennials ages 16-35, launched in spring 2016. It has already raised over $100,000 for its entrepreneurs within its first month. The global company works with international startups, spotlighting the critical need to empower youth to enter the world stage with their ideas and stories.

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