“Runners” is a book for adults and children of all ages. The illustrations are creative and fun and the text is presented in English and Spanish so families can learn another language together! “Runners” discusses how all sorts of people run the race of life. Each of us runs a figurative race. We run at...
National Association of Black Journalists Authors Showcase
I will be speaking at the National Association of Black Journalists Authors Showcase in Philadelphia, PA. tomorrow. I will share the stage with big name authors like CNN anchors Soledad O’Brien and Don Lemon and former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin. I am so humbled to have been invited to discuss my book amongst many...
Paternity Fraud, Marcus L. Matthews
State legislator moved to resubmit bill for mandatory DNA testing after reading new book about the impact of paternity fraud, “I Am Not the Father.”
Author of “I Am Not the Father” discussed teen pregnancy and education
Marcus L. Matthews talks with FOX13 about the teen pregnancy epidemic in Memphis and the lack of funding for student support services in Tennessee.
Author gives man’s perspective on false paternity claims
Author gives man’s perspective on false paternity claims By: Erica Horton Marcus Matthews was a 17-year-old high school senior when he was accused of fathering a child. When he called to check on a girl he dated whom he had not heard from for several months, she told him she was pregnant. READ MORE (CLICK...
New author explores world of men falsely accused of paternity
New author explores world of men falsely accused of paternity by Brittany V. Fitzpatrick Special to the Tri-State Defender Borrowing a line from talk show host Maury Povich, Memphis native Marcus Matthews released his first book this summer focusing on what he felt was an unexplored topic and a problem in our community: false paternity...
Marcus Matthews’ book gives voice to men falsely tapped — then excluded by testing — as children’s fathers
Marcus Matthews’ book gives voice to men falsely tapped — then excluded by testing — as children’s fathers By: Barbara Bradley Marcus Matthews, a doctoral candidate at the University of Memphis and coordinator of The Teen Appeal program, wrote “I Am Not the Father” based in part on his own experience as a teenager falsely...
K97 Interview – Paternity Test Tuesday – with Mike Evans & Early Morning Team
K97 Interview – Paternity Test Tuesday – with Mike Evans & Early Morning Team – Click Here to Listen
I Am Not the Father, False Paternity Interview – Marcus L. Matthews on ABC24
The exclusionary results mentioned in the interview represent statistics from Medical Testing Resources Inc. in October 2010, not Memphis Juvenile Court. Stephen Conn, director of MTR, said his company performs approximately 90% of the private DNA testing in Shelby County. Conn said the exclusionary result percentage is usually around 55% at his clinic.
Marcus L Matthews – SpotLight 92 with Malvin Massey
Marcus L Matthews – SpotLight 92 Interview – Click Here 2 Listen