Raising Ham

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Connie St Louis explores the problems of Afro-Caribbean women raising their sons in the UK in the face of some of the alarming statistics weighted against them.

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Conversations with Black Fathers

A recent study found that one in three black schoolchildren in London did not know who their father was.

Behind this simple statistic is an agonizing question facing black families today: why is it so hard to be a good father if you're black? In this moving and intelligent documentary, Connie St Louis explores the crisis among black fathers in the UK, and talks to Afro-Caribbean men, reflecting on the legacy of slavery in the family lives of black people in modern times.

2005012520050130

Conversations with Black Fathers: Connie St Louis talks to Afro-Caribbean men and reflects on the legacy of slavery in the family lives of black people in modern times.