Black Males And The End Of The Home Is Ideal But Not Reality For Blacks

737 Words Dec 15th, 2016 3 Pages
A man to be the head of the home is ideal but not reality for blacks. Fathers are often absent and that absence has become a stereotypical cycle for blacks males. A father not being active in a child’s life causes anger, jealousy, and jumping to many conclusion to what could have been for both the child and the father. Leaving and only entering a child’s life when fame, fortune, or accomplishments have been made, gives the father a perception of someone who is looking for something in return or only sees what benefits they could get out of a deal. Leading by example and receiving an education is often one of the last things males think about. This is exactly why the cycle never gets broken. Black males fail to realize that attaining their high school education is just the beginning, not the end to learning. More whites graduate from high school because they have worked hard to achieve high grades and wish to continue their learning in college. If a black male does not wish to go to college, then there would be no reason for him to work hard and work to the best of his abilities. Along with not working hard, a black male is four times as likely to be held back between his junior and senior year of high school. Obviously they would not want to complete any extra years of school if they were already not planning on attending college. Money is the motivation to work hard because they need to provide for their families, but they feel that going to school for another four to eight…

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