On June 12, 1967, the United States struck down anti-miscegenation laws in the famous Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia. Festivals have sprung up around the country to celebrate June 12 as “Loving Day” and there is even an official lovingday.org…
When I look at this photo of Doyin Richards, daddy blogger over at Daddy Doin Work and father of two adorable children, doing his daughter’s hair, I feel all kinds of happy feels in my heart. My dad did my hair. one time. It looked absolutely terrible. But I love that he tried. This picture makes me nostalgic and who doesn’t love to see fathers and daughters just being awesome together?
Apparently a whole bunch of racist assholes people. Apparently, some people see this and think “look at this black thug putting his hands on this little white girl…who he probably kidnapped.” You think I am kidding? Perhaps exaggerating for effect? Sigh, I wish I was. Check out the story below on Gawker:
And read Richard’s response to the hatas here. This guy isn’t just a great dad, he is a class act.