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#MeToo Results in Campaign for Those Struggling with PTSD

There’s a new campaign now. Last month, millions of women took to social media to…

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

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious…

Finding a Space for Black Healing at a Time of Pain

The recent police killing of Korryn Gaines, a 23-year-old mother in Baltimore, sends us a glaring reminder:…

Falling Through the Cracks: Did Police Shooters Have PTSD?

The two men who targeted and murdered law enforcement officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge…

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

For several years, I raised a teenager who struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder. Parenting a…

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The Sexual Trauma of Black Female Veterans

Black women have served in the U.S. military since the Civil War. However, their unique…

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

At a recent Vietnam Veterans Champions of Change event– a part of the commemoration of the…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Soldier’s War Within

The U.S. has been engaged in war for a decade. Thousands have been killed on…