To Black fathers who have tried to provide and protect.
To Black fathers who continue to encourage and empower their children.
To Black fathers who love Black mothers.
To Black fathers who practice what they preach.
Set the example.
To Black fathers who reach out and reach back.
Continue to uplift.
To Black fathers who are honest and honorable.
Remember Martin King.
To Black fathers who are determined and disciplined.
To Black fathers who have not given up.
To Black fathers who are courageous and demanding.
To Black fathers who are systematic and work hard.
For Black fathers who are self-determining.
Remember Booker T.
For Black fathers who have decided to win,
who have decided to fight back,
who don't make excuses and
who promote and practice the essence of
Let's continue to celebrate the power of our endurance.
Let's continue to choose the right path.
Let's remain strong and let's keep the faith.
Richard Rowe has received numerous
awards and commendations for his community service and is the proud recipient
of several achievement and leadership awards. He also serves on numerous boards
and committees. Richard Rowe and his wife Denise Wheatley Rowe, R.N., M.S.W.
operate The Leadership Circle is a unique and dynamic consulting company. TLC
combines educational forums, skills development training sessions and print
/ visual mediums to teach and promote proactive leadership strategies. TLC
is available to provide training, advice and technical assistance to schools,
parent groups and community based organizations. For more information about
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