Black fathers featured in new photo exhibit

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A new photo exhibit featuring black fathers across New York City is on display in the Bronx.

The exhibit called "Father Figure" took seven years to complete and was shot by photographer Zun Lee.

Lee says he interviewed 400 families in the Bronx, Harlem and Washington Heights during the project. 

He says he was raised by different black father figures and wanted to offer an intimate view into the daily lives of black men caring for their children.

Lee says he hopes to counter the stereotypes and tropes of a "deadbeat black father."

The exhibit is on display at the Bronx Documentary Center until March 31. 

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