#MeToo Results in Campaign for Those Struggling with PTSD

#MeToo Results in Campaign for Those Struggling with PTSD

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 06, 2017

There’s a new campaign now. Last month, millions of women took to social media to post two words: #metoo, Huff Post reports. The words... Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown   Mar 09, 2017

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

Finding a Space for Black Healing at a Time of Pain

Finding a Space for Black Healing at a Time of Pain

by sevonna-m-brown   Aug 12, 2016

The recent police killing of Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old mother in Baltimore, sends us a glaring reminder: Summer is the bittersweet, overbrewed iced tea of the... Read More

Falling Through the Cracks: Did Police Shooters Have PTSD?

Falling Through the Cracks: Did Police Shooters Have PTSD?

by beth-schwartzapfel-the-marshall-project   Aug 12, 2016

The two men who targeted and murdered law enforcement officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge had at least one other thing in common: both... Read More

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

by Anissa Moody, Ph.D   Jan 20, 2016

For several years, I raised a teenager who struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder. Parenting a child with active PTSD is like walking through a... Read More

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The Sexual Trauma of Black Female Veterans

by Monique W. Morris   Jun 02, 2014

Black women have served in the U.S. military since the Civil War. However, their unique experiences are often left out of policy discourses and... Read More

[INTERVIEW]
WWII Veteran Fights to See Black Pearl Harbor Hero Properly Honored

[INTERVIEW]
WWII Veteran Fights to See Black Pearl Harbor Hero Properly Honored

by Brooke Obie   May 25, 2012

At a recent Vietnam Veterans Champions of Change event– a part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War... Read More

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Soldier’s War Within

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Soldier’s War Within

by Black Enterprise   Apr 03, 2012

The U.S. has been engaged in war for a decade. Thousands have been killed on both sides. The bill totals nearly $3 trillion. The... Read More