Kasey Woods

The Beautiful Face of Mental Illness

by Kasey Woods

What does success look like? I played around with the idea of that for years and continuously tried to mold myself to fit that warped… Read More

Danny Brown

Danny Brown, Mental Health and Black Man Tears

by Alexander Hardy

The circus of fame is no place for the weak. The feeble of heart, mind, or will rarely fare well in the spotlight. The hip hop ring… Read More

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4 Natural Remedies for the Winter Blues

by Kristin Braswell

These days, you might find yourself more tired or depressed than usual, with little motivation to leave the bed. I know that if I… Read More

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'I Told My Interviewer I Was Bipolar'

by Kasey Woods

So I messed up. I mean, it wasn’t my fault…but it was my fault. Let me start from the beginning. The… Read More

Young, Fly and Bipolar

Young, Fly and Bipolar

by Kasey Woods

I sat in front of my laptop Googling feverously. I wasn’t searching for a hot pair of shoes or looking at one of my… Read More

Coping with Holiday Grief

Coping with Holiday Grief

by Kristin Braswell

While the holiday season brings shopping, family reunions and food, it can also be a particularly difficult period of deep mourning… Read More

#theFword:<br />
Forgiveness

#theFword:
Forgiveness

by Esther Armah

"Let us forgive them.”  So said Nelson Mandela. The "us" meant Black South Africans, after they had finally… Read More

'Why We MUST Stop the Stigma of Mental Illness'

'Why We MUST Stop the Stigma of Mental Illness'

by Michaela angela Davis

It's been a few weeks since the tragic death of Miram Carey, the young mother who was killed by Capitol Police after a car chase near the White… Read More

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A Thank You Note to Donald Glover

Just Human:
A Thank You Note to Donald Glover

by Loy Alexandra

[This is a series of responses to Donald… Read More

Some Kind Of Blue

Some Kind Of Blue

by Amy DuBois Barnett

In 2008, I was on top of my game. I was the deputy editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, the first Black person to rise so high on a venerable… Read More

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