About the Author

Imani Bashir is a Black American Muslim woman whose work has centered identity, culture, and lifestyle. She has been featured in The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Glamour Magazine, and others. Her purpose is to be an ambassador for creating content that shifts culture and provokes pertinent conversations.

Recent Posts

Reader Interactions


  1. I love seeing an organic representation of how black dads truly show up and show out for their children. ♥️

  2. You make me even prouder than you know. Excuse me while I take a moment to feel appreciated before I get back to an unappreciative world. Shukran. MUCH LOVE MUCH RESPECT. Your favorite dad.

  3. Such a heart-warming tribute to your Dad! Thanks for sharing; I KNOW he’s proud💯🎉

  4. That is most awesome heart felt , and honest story I have read in a long time! Thank you.

  5. So beautifully stated. Having an amazing Black man as a Father is not an exception but the norm for most of us! Thank you for reminding the world of this fact!