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Let Me Talk Please EP. 2: The Growth of Ashli Clark [VIDEO]

When you think of the word father, what do you think? Does that word transport you to a place in your life that you would rather forget? Or when you think of this word, do you think of a man who has molded you into becoming the person you were designated to be?

This is Ashli Clark, and this is her story as she takes us on a ride of understanding the power of a mother’s love as well as becoming the person who she wants to be. A lot of us have various stories when it comes down to talking about our family structures. Some may seem perfect, but others might be considered as our worst nightmare. However, the roles of a mother and a father hold different impacts. At times, the father can take both positions. Although, being a single mother in this society is real.

Ashli Clark looks at her mother as magic. When she looks back at her mother, she sees the power, and that inspires
her every day. Ashli walks us through her journey and reflects on moving from Atlanta to New York and how her mother was so strong to provide in all aspects of her life. This story holds the significance of how a woman is an almighty superwoman.

This is the growth of Ashli Clark.


WATCH: Let Me Talk Please Episode One: The Impact of Departure

A lot of parents believe that if their teens were in an abusive relationship they would be comfortable telling them, but is that really the case? Jason, from VOX Investigates, explores the parents' perspectives around teens, dating and dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 81 percent of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue, or admit they don’t know it’s an issue, even though almost “1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year.” Read on