What is it like to be a single Black mother in Madison, and how is that experience different from being a single Black father? Filling in for regular Wednesday host Lilada Gee is Harry Hawkins, Executive Vice President of Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development. In today’s show, he kicks off a two week dive into the chasm of difference between how single Black fathers and single Black mothers are treated in society. Joining him in the studio is hairstylist, poet, chef and single mom Antonette Crosby.
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