Posted July 7, 2013 by Kris-E in Movies & TV

Oprah Addresses ‘Fatherless Sons’ and Disconnected Dads [Video]

Oprah discusses a major issue affecting homes throughout America, homes without dads. 21 million children in the United States don’t have fathers active in their lives. As part of Oprah’s Life Class series, Dr. Steve Perry, Geoffrey Canada, Iyana Vanzant have the conversation and begin the healing process for men and women who grew up in homes without their patriarchal guardian and disconnected fathers. An emotional segment of son who hasn’t seen his father in nine years is a tear jerking highlight of the OWN television special.  Topics surrounding masculinity and manhood are also touched upon. On July 14th , Oprah and the team discuss the impact of absent fathers on women.

 Here are some highlights from Oprah’s Life Class: Fatherless Sons

“8 Ways Fathers Can Reconnect with their Sons”

“If You Heal Our Men, You Heal the Land”