'72% - A Baby Mama Crisis'
(DVD / NR / (2014) 2015 / Cinedigm)
Overview: Baby mamas, single mothers, deadbeat dads, absent fathers: these polarizing terms are commonplace in today?s African-American community. Nearly 72% of black children are born out of wedlock, and most are being raised by single mothers. Why is it that black men continue to neglect their parental responsibilities?
DVD Verdict: Here in Moguldom Studios latest documentary '72% - A Baby Mama Crisis,' through the perspective of various experts, the documentary looks into the reasoning behind the rise of single mothers in the African-American community. The film investigates the effects that colonization and slavery have had on the black family unit, which was once solid and intact.
Wow, yet another hot topic button to discuss, '72% - A Baby Mama Crisis' allows single black mothers to tell their side of the story, and most importantly, directly, and honestly, from their very own vantage point. Cameras follow one single mother of three as she changes hats from full-time employee to full-time caretaker in order to provide and care for her children on her own. '72% - A Baby Mama Crisis' leaves no rock left unturned as it seeks to expose this issue from all perspectives and compel viewers to reconstruct the African American family from the ground up.
Very eye opening and informative, '72% - A Baby Mama Crisis' should be part of a national dialogue on the inability of African Americans to form stable families. This documentary is just that good, that powerful, that required. This is a Widescreen Presentation (1:85.1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs and comes with the Special Feature of:
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