BLACK SUICIDE:<br />
When Prayer Is Not Enough

BLACK SUICIDE:
When Prayer Is Not Enough

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

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

LOSING DAPHNE

LOSING DAPHNE

by #teamEBONY

By the Rev. Otis Moss III, D. Min. Her finger kept twitching as if tapping an unknown Morse code. Her eyes were three-quarter closed… Read More

[DOCTORS ORDERS]<br />
How to Prevent Media-Induced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

[DOCTORS ORDERS]
How to Prevent Media-Induced Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

It has now been two weeks since George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death… Read More

#OKNotToBeOK:<br />
Hip-Hop’s Manic Depression<br />

#OKNotToBeOK:
Hip-Hop’s Manic Depression

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Marsha Gosho Oakes, the founder and editor-in-chief of one of the most globally respected online music magazines—SoulCulture.co.uk—has… Read More

Why Meditation Matters

Why Meditation Matters

by Kristin Braswell

When was the last time you really breathed? A deep inhale, a strong exhale, with closed eyes and your mind solely focused on that… Read More

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Mental Health Disparities Endanger Chicago’s Youth

[ENOUGH]
Mental Health Disparities Endanger Chicago’s Youth

by Rod McCullom

In the first 12 weeks of 2013, there have been 57  Read More

Black Folks and Mental Health:<br />
Why Do We Suffer in Silence?

Black Folks and Mental Health:
Why Do We Suffer in Silence?

by Nia Hamm

With the exception of African American celebrities or public figures who experience mental trauma, such as Illinois Representative… Read More

Pregnancy and Suicide

Pregnancy and Suicide

by Josie Pickens

We sat there. Holding hands and crying and avoiding the stares of the nurses who were silently judging us.  They were judging… Read More

Video Game Addiction:<br />
Not Just For Kids

Video Game Addiction:
Not Just For Kids

by Stephanie Humphrey

It’s 3 a.m.  And instead of getting the rest you need for a workday that starts in three hours, you’re in front… Read More

Erica Kennedy

Erica: An Amazing Woman, A Very Bad Day

by Rebecca Carroll

"Hola mi amiga. (The building I live in is 80% Spanish so I talk that talk half the day.) … I'm trying to figure out my new consulting… Read More

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