The bond between a father and a daughter is one of the strongest bonds ever. So when it goes to eight inmates PORTSMOUTH, Va they were more than excited as the Portsmouth Sheriff’s office hosted a father-daughter dance for the incarcerated dads.

When in jail, sometimes the littlest things can give you the strength to continue to get through your sentence. Out of many things, family is probably the number one thing that many inmates will say helped them to stay focus. Well on Father’s Day, eight dads had some time to return to their fatherhood for a while as Portsmouth Sheriff’s office held a father-daughter dance for the dads.

The Portsmouth Sheriff’s Office teamed up with Men Alleviating Negativity foundation to break the thought that all inmates are bad. Many are brothers, sisters, mothers and today they understood that some are even loving fathers. During the time, the dads and their daughters played games, listened to music, and even had a sit-down dinner together.



Written by Sirenity Today

Our main focus is to be able to change the perception of black men in the world as well as create a community of black men who are willing and wanting to be leaders for the future. We look to do this by focusing on the problems we never discuss that pertains to the mental health of black boys and men. Nothing can change, if we don't change our mindsets.

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