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Shattering the Myth of the “Mad” Black Woman

by Josie Pickens

In 1981, Black, radical, feminist poet and activist Audre Lorde addressed a crowd at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference. She… Read More

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Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

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

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When you first watched The Green Mile, you might have pondered upon the thought of possessing John Coffey’s special and unique… Read More

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Hurricane Katrina wasn’t the biggest thing on the mind of Loretta Jones. That honor went to the wedding of her daughter, Lauren… Read More

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Tatyana Rhodes didn’t grow up afraid of anybody. Even last year, when the Texas teenager’s social media feeds became… Read More

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Sometimes I get so good at not being bipolar, that I forget that I am. What may seem like an absurd notion to someone who… Read More

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Blame a late-night introduction to the malevolent clown Pennywise in the TV movie It, based on Stephen King’s 1986 novel. That character is… Read More

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Beat the Winter Blues!

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Old man winter is upon us in full force. As you mentally prepare to brace for the cold each day, know that what you are not alone… Read More

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