This is an article I received via email from The Black Star Project (www.BlackstarProject.org). We as a community need to change the way we address violence in our community. We need to address the causes of violence, not just react to the violence. Table of Contents Links: The Black Star Project's website: blackstarproject.org … Continue reading Life and Death As Seen Though the Eyes of the Shooter
How One Harlem African American Church Is Addressing Depression By SGREY I'm a PK (Preacher's Kid). My father was a Baptist pastor and I was raised in the church since I was 5. I left the church when I was 16 because of the hyprcosy I saw in how churches were run. It's good to … Continue reading How One Harlem African American Church Is Addressing Depression
To reduce prison population, invest in public mental health, new study says by Andrea Germanos A new study points to a key way to reduce the prison population in the incarceration capital of the world: boost spending on public mental health.
On Black Men and Mental Health by Jonathan P. Higgins, Ed.D. As a community, we need to encourage black men to take care of their mental health. We as Black folks tend to not want to seek help for mental illness, but mental illness is as real as any physical illness and is more important. … Continue reading On Black Men and Mental Health