Tag: African American

Ending Sexual Violence in Communities of Color Means Talking About Anti-Blackness | National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

The first step to healing is learning about anti-Blackness and how we perpetuate it. Here are a few articles discussing anti-Blackness within different communities of color and some ways to combat it.
— Read on www.nsvrc.org/blogs/ending-sexual-violence-communities-color-means-talking-about-anti-blackness

Empire Star Taraji P. Henson Gets Emotional on Mental Health in the Black Community – Variety

Taraji P. Henson got emotional on Friday discussing the history and stigma of mental health in the black community at Variety’s Power of Women NY presented by Lifetime.
— Read on variety.com/video/taraji-p-henson-gets-emotional-talking-about-her-dad-and-mental-illness/

Taraji P. Henson: Black communities aren’t getting the mental health care they need. I’m helping to break the silence.

Taraji P. Henson started a foundation in her father’s name to help African-American communities access mental health services. This is what it does.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/black-communities-aren-t-getting-mental-health-care-they-need-ncna968621

Dear Depressed Black Women…I Understand

My name is Laqwanda Roberts-Buckley. I am the Director of Outreach for the national office of a mental health non-profit, former therapist, a certified life
— Read on blogs.psychcentral.com/self-care/2019/02/dear-depressed-black-women-i-understand/

Road to Wellness: An African American Female’s Journey | Mental Health America

I remember precisely the day that I first heard the word “depression” float into the air and for some reason the word landed heavily on me in a foreshadowing manner.
— Read on www.mentalhealthamerica.net/blog/road-wellness-african-american-female’s-journey

‘Black Ink Crew’ Star Phor Gets Emotional About His Battle With Depression, And Twitter Has His Back | Phor | Celebrities | BET

“I’m just feeling better off dead.”
— Read on www.bet.com/celebrities/news/2019/02/08/black-ink-crew–phor-battle-with-depression-twitter.html