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Post  fshnski Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:37 am

More progress from 30 years ago.


"The Pew Research Center recently found that four in 10 American households with children under age 18 include a mother who is either the primary breadwinner or the sole earner (quadruple the share in 1960). The latter category is largely owing to the surge in single-mother households."

"Nevertheless, trends that diminish the importance of fathers from the family unit cannot — or should not — be celebrated. Contrary to the Hollywood version of single motherhood, a trend that began with Murphy Brown more than 20 years ago, single mothers are more likely to be younger, black or Hispanic, and less educated, according to Pew, and they have a median family income of $23,000. In those families where married women earn more than their husbands, the woman is more often white, older and college educated and the median household income is $80,000."

For the complete story.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kathleen-parker-the-new-f-word-father/2013/05/31/a5f92aba-ca22-11e2-8da7-d274bc611a47_story.html?hpid=z8


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Post  News Hawk Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:17 pm


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Post  News Hawk Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:22 pm

single mothers are more likely to be younger, black or Hispanic, and less educated...

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