Tag Archives: trauma

Center of Trauma

Do you ever think there should be a point where black trauma is centered? No. We haven’t told all our story yet. You know, we have a rich heritage. So, the debate on whether or not we should continue to … Continue reading

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Black Women Mental Health

Black women also face specific obstacles when it comes to mental health and overall wellness. What have you learned from your therapy journey and the foundation’s work? The more research I did—and [looking at] my own sessions—I started thinking about … Continue reading

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Storyteller

As a Black person when you’re born in this country, you immediately feel a much heavier gravity. The gravity is one that we see in our rules, regulation, and laws. Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your … Continue reading

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A Pal

“Good luck with everything, pal.” That was the final text from the man I thought would be my final love. Five words bent into a flint dagger. My eyes welled and my lips blubbered; sweat soaked through my shirt. Opened … Continue reading

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Walking Beside Me

His freshman year of high school, my brother, Fred, walked out into a Massachusetts snowstorm with no shoes on. Tensions were too high at home for him to consider footwear. I ran after him with a pair of sports slides. … Continue reading

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