IT WOULD NOT MATTER... IF "FATHERS" IN THE HOOD... HUNG AROUND
... since most are utter dysfunctionals and are to such degree that their presence among children is an absolute and utter negative. Now... if these "absent fathers" were instead learned scholars such would make a difference.
This... started in the 1960's during the heyday of fee-good immoral hippies. Blacks at the time quickly latched onto hippie ideology which lingers to this day in terms of immoral behaviors resulting in 72% illegitimate births... by utter dysfunctionals.