How black dads play an active role in their children’s lives
Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and son Zaire watch the action between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics during Game Five of the 2010 NBA Finals on June 13, 2010 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Kenneth Braswell, of Fathers Incorporated, with his son KJ
NBA veteran Etan Thomas with his wife Nichole and their three young children
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade with his two sons (Left to Right: Zion and Zaire) Photo Credit: Bob Metelus
The duo has produced a series of feature length DVD documentaries through their production company, Tyler New Media. One of their films — Men Ain’t Boys — offers a thought provoking look at issues such as effective fatherhood, stereotypes surrounding manhood and maintaining lasting relationships, says Tyler.