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by Erika Nicole Kendall

Okay, tell the truth: how many cups—and by cups, I mean eight-ounce servings—of coffee are you drinking a week? According… Read More

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Mental health concerns are among the biggest and most dangerously tabooed topics in Black America.  A comedian once said that… Read More

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The Power of "NO"

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How to Prevent Media-Induced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

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Hip-Hop’s Manic Depression<br />

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