With more than 25 million children living without fathers, let us remember William Smart, whose daughter began Father's Day in 1909 to honor him for raising his six kids alone on a Washington farm. Census figures show that two of three black children live without fathers, compared to almost three in 10 white children.
"It's not just a one-day thing. For me, every day is Father's
Day" – Juan Yarbrough at a D.C. rally.