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Kenneth Braswell, Moynihan Report Revisited

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Kenneth Braswell joins host Mary E. LaLuna as he revisits  the Moynihan Report as we approach the 50 year anniversary.  Braswell was instrumental in bringing the original 1965 Moynihan Report to the forefront as well as served as co-author of the revisited paper, “The Moynihan Report Revisited”. ArtSees Diner Radio welcomes Mr. Braswell, as he talks about his journey as the Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated, and his desire to confront in a way that the Moynihan Report and asks, "How were we to respond to a report that spoke of the social ills of black families at a time to which we were beginning to find our way?
Kenneth Braswell, is the Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated. He brings to the organization over 22 years of community development service. Kenneth Braswell, Braswell has also authored “When The Tear Won’t Fall–One Man's Journey Through the Intimate Struggles of Manhood and Fatherhood." His long-time radio show was recently was renamed as "Ties Never Broken-OnAir!" to match the agency's campaign of the same name. The show is now part of the Tavis Smiley Network on BlogTalkRadio. Braswell is also a contributing writer for the online version of Ebony magazine and featured in many leading publications.  He has also appeared on the Rickey Smiley Show, Michael Baisden and Russ Parr, to name a few. Braswell is also the director of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse and a member of the National Fatherhood Leadership Group. From 2006-2011, Braswell served as the director of the New York State Fatherhood Initiative.
nspired by President Obama to increase the efforts of serving and supporting responsible fathers, the campaign will use the icon of a Blue Bow Tie (lapel pin) as the symbol of responsible men.