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Do Fatherhood Initiative Ads Insult Black Men?

A national advertising offensive sponsored by a group known as the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) is drawing fire from those who think it insults black fathers -- especially those prevented by court order from playing a role in their children's lives. The ad campaign is heating up as we draw closer to Father's Day. NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with the head of the NFI and a man who leads a father's rights group.

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