American Thinker: As we celebrate Father’s Day, I thank God that I had a mentor in my life, the kind of man who understood what it means to be a father. Not everyone is so lucky. So let’s chat about the “father crisis” in many communities in the U.S.
Ten years ago, I cut out this article from the Wall Street Journal paper edition. I saved it and look at it from time. It was written by Juan Williams, author and Fox News contributor. It is “The Tragedy of America’s Disappearing Fathers“:
The extent of the problem is clear.
The nation’s out-of-wedlock birth rate is 38%.
Among white children, 28% are now born to a single mother; among Hispanic children it is 50% and reaches a chilling, disorienting peak of 71% for black children. MORE