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From actress Sanaa Lathan to Georgia State Supreme Court chief justice Leah Ward Sears, many African-American women attribute much of their success to having a positive father figureIn Daughters of Men, author Rachel Vassel has compiled dozens of stunning photographs and compelling personal essays about African-American women and their fathers. Whether it's a father who meFrom actress Sanaa Lathan to Georgia State Supreme Court chief justice Leah Ward Sears, many African-American women attribute much of their success to having a positive father figureIn Daughters of Men, author Rachel Vassel has compiled dozens of stunning photographs and compelling personal essays about African-American women and their fathers. Whether it's a father who mentors his daughter's artistic eye by taking her to cultural events or one who unwaveringly supports a risky career move, the fathers in this book each had his own unique and successful style of parenting. The first book to showcase the importance of the black father's impact on the accomplishments of his daughter, Daughters of Men provides an intimate look at black fatherhood and the many ways fathers have a lasting impact on their daughters' lives....

Title : Daughters of Men: Portraits of African-American Women and Their Fathers
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ISBN : 9780062045775
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
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Daughters of Men: Portraits of African-American Women and Their Fathers Reviews

  • Bonita Wise
    2018-09-02 19:04

    This is was a coffee table book that was laying around a friends house, so I decided to read it. It is not a book that I would necessarily purchase on my own, but I decided to give it a try. The subject of the father-daughter bond I felt would make an interesting read. I can say with the various families listed in this books some famous, and some not so much, the one thing that all the fathers have in common is the amazing dedication to their daughters.I am a firm believer that you can learn something from anyone and, I defiantly picked up a few lessons from these close knit fathers/daughters.The males listed in this book are seen as heroes in the eyes of their daughters, regardless of their education, financial or physical disabilities. The families which are listed in this project highlight the challenges, and sacrifices, and determination made by the fathers for their girls; the outcome is the daughters have inevitably become leaders in the world today as a result of the one gift their fathers gave them, and that is " Love,"