Real Fathers Real Men

12/15/15- Dear Tom, In 2006, my mom married my step-father, Jerome. My brothers and I had just arrived back in Memphis when she told us…

12/01/15- Dear Tom, My husband Sheron has overcome tremendous odds from his youth. Today you couldn’t tell the life he led. After spending two years…

11/24/15- Dear Tom, Charlie is dad of four, two teen girls from a prior relationship and two toddler boys with me. During the day he works at…

Dear Tom, 10/27/15- I would like to nominate my husband for real fathers real men.  I met Edward 14 years ago. My first husband had…

10/20/15- Dear Tom, As an educator, I see firsthand daily how children are affected by the scarcity of black father’s in our community. This is…

10/13/15- Dear Tom, My father is an overall outstanding man.  As a disabled, retired navy veteran, my father has spent his whole life taking care…

10/06/15- Dear Tom, I would like to nominate my fiancée James Cook. When I first met him I was a single mother of 6 month…

9/29/15- Dear Tom, We would like to nominate our father Mr. Carlos Hightower Sr. Although he is not the biological father for most of us,…

9/22/15- Dear Tom, I would like to recognize my husband & my friend, Michael Copeland. The summer of 2013 changed our lives forever when we…

9/15/15- Dear Tom, I can say so many things about this man. He is an all-around phenomenal person and one of my best friends.  Johnny…

9/08/15- Dear Tom, Please consider my husband, Leon Slaughter, Sr.  for the Real Fathers Real Men acknowledgement. Our families have been in the same community…

8/18/15- Dear Tom, We would like to nominate our father, Kojo Xavier Johnson, for a real father’s real men recognition. Our first memories of our…