Where's the baby?How sad, that not knowing one's "baby daddy" has become so routine that it is being sung by little girls as they jump rope. I had a chat with them about making sure that they keep themselves for a guy who will stick around. The statistics don't look good for them however. More than two-thirds of African American new mothers are unmarried.
Here's the baby.
Who's the momma?
I'm the momma.
Who's the daddy?
"Eight to 12 years after birth, a child born to an unmarried, teenage, high school dropout is 10 times as likely to be living in poverty as a child born to a mother with none of these three characteristics."
From the "Kids Count" report, an analysis of data nationwide from the Annie E. Casey Foundation