"Lazy." "Absent." "Morally bankrupt."
Those are just some of the words and phrases that have been used to describe black fathers for years, and they've made a lasting impression. Research, though, has proven what many of us already know:
Black dads are incredible.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study from 2013 found that black dads are actually more involved with their kids on a daily basis than any other racial group. Photographer Zun Lee recently partnered with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement to help change the erroneous narrative of the absent black dad.