But there are many successful black men in music and film that have exhibited that they aren’t only there, but that they are great dads.
Our partner site, Essence, recently came up with a list of black fathers who embody what Father’s Day is all about.
Check out the first person on the list, Will Smith, below:
Will Smith is a proud father of three: Trey,19, Jaden, 14, and Willow, 11. “There’s so much negative imagery of Black fatherhood,” he said in an interview. “I’ve got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father.”
Read more at Essence.