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Problems in African-American Families

Summary: African-American families in the United States face a crisis largely because the state of African-American faithhood has become worse. The roots of the problems in black families lie in the legacy of slavery, discrimination in education and employment, and tradition of matriarchy. Divorce, employment and AIDS rates are worst for African-American fathers than for white fathers.
African American Fatherhood

Black families in the United States are in crisis due to many factors, and the state of African American fatherhood has become worse. My research includes "Smart Library on Children and Families", which has very helpful information, including the causes of the crisis in black families, and how they affect family stability. As well, I have obtained information on the increase infection rate of HIV and AIDS in black population. The site, "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention", contains a lot of facts and percent rates showing a dramatic rise in the number of diagnoses of HIV and AIDS among African Americans.

From all the information that I have gathered, I have learned that different factors have caused the breakdown in black families in the last half-century, and therefore leading to the absence of African American fathers. The roots of the problems in...

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