Synopses & Reviews
From actress Sanaa Lathan to Georgia State Supreme Court chief justice Leah Ward Sears, many African-American women attribute much of their success to having a positive father figure
In Daughters of Men, author Rachel Vassel has compiled dozens of stunning photographs and compelling personal essays about African-American women and their fathers. Whether it's a father who mentors his daughter's artistic eye by taking her to cultural events or one who unwaveringly supports a risky career move, the fathers in this book each had his own unique and successful style of parenting. The first book to showcase the importance of the black father's impact on the accomplishments of his daughter, Daughters of Men provides an intimate look at black fatherhood and the many ways fathers have a lasting impact on their daughters' lives.
“A stunning testament to the Black father-daughter bond.” Essence
Vassel has compiled dozens of stunning photographs of high-profile and celebrity African-American women and their fathers. Paired with compelling personal essays, this book showcases the importance of the black fathers impact on the accomplishments of his daughter.
About the Author
Rachel Vassel has worked in sales, marketing, and advertising for companies such as the Weather Channel, Music Choice, and Young & Rubicam throughout her corporate career. She also writes children's books.