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Raising Black Boys

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Sabir Alim

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Dr. Hicks became an attentive father, cooking breakfast in the morning, helping Timothy with his homework, and taking the boys to their after-school athletic practices. Through their local church, Hicks found a network of people to help him. And it did pay off. Both Timothy and Stephen now attend college. "That was a strange reversal," Dr. Hicks says. "Surgeons and men, we can't show emotion. And we were crying with one another at night. The boys saw me in a different light."