We need to talk about Mental Health in the black community

A white colleague of mine showed me a photo of his niece, 6 or 7 years old, who had been adopted by his brother. In the photo there were several little girls in lacy white dresses, angelic smiles all around, a woman in the midst of them, dressed similarly. Then there she was, also wearing … Continue reading We need to talk about Mental Health in the black community

If You’re White, Stop Whining.

On the morning of December 30, 2017, Erica Garner's twitter account (now managed by her mother, Esaw Snipes) released the following statement:   That same day Erica Garner, 27 years old and a mother of two, had died of a heart attack. Notwithstanding the tragedy of her death and the painful context in which Erica … Continue reading If You’re White, Stop Whining.