10 TV Dads Who Inspired Us To Be Great Parents

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Black role models are everywhere, and for better or for worse television is a place where many people find them. Although there are many family shows over the years, there have been far too few black family shows depicting the black family in a positive light with realistic characters playing roles that a good father could relate to. Below are 10 TV fathers who defied the stereotype and presented black fathers and black fatherhood in a manner that black men can be proud of and young people can look to as examples of what it means to be an African American father.

“Cliff Huxtable” – The Cosby Show (played by Bill Cosby 1984 – 1992)

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Carl Winslow – Family Matters”Carl Winslow” – Family Matters (played by Reginald VelJohnson 1989 – 1998)

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Malik Yoba – black father”Detective J.C. Williams” – New York Undercover (played by Malik Yoba 1994 – 1998)

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“Julius Rock” – Everybody Hates Chris (played by Terry Crews 2005 – 2009)

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Bernie Mac Show Poster”Bernie Mac” – The Bernie Mac Show (played by Bernie Mac 2001 – 2006)

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James Evans Sr.” – Good Times (played by John Amos 1974 – 1979)

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“Kenny Chadway” – Soul Food (played by Rockmund Dunbar 2000 – 2004)

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Uncle Phil fresh prince”Phillip Banks” – The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (played by James Avery 1990 – 1996)

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My Wife and Kids Group Shot”Michael Kyle” – My Wife and Kids (played by Damon Wayans 2001 – 2005)

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“Fred Sanford” – Sanford and Son (played by Redd Foxx 1972 – 1977)

 

Original Story Found At http://blackhistory.com/content/210543/black-family-shows-10-famous-black-fathers-in-tv-history

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  • Verajay March 30, 2018 - 11:20 am Reply

    George Jefferson!

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