Commitment: Fatherhood in Black America, Marlene Perchinske, ed. (University of Missouri Press, 1998)
Offering an eloquent combination of fifty black-and-white photographs and poignant quotations from the fathers and children portrayed, Commitment provides a powerful rendition of fatherhood in black America. This catalogue gives a positive image of fatherhood, depicting black men who are supportive and nurturing parents. Photographers Carole Patterson and Anthony Barboza have contributed portraits that provide valuable insight into American culture. 113 pages, 50 b&w illus.