Black Communities and Mental Health
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Black Communities and Mental Health

Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services. However we always seem to dust it under the carpet. Here are some shocking facts that we need to realize. According to the US HHS Office of Minority Health: Adult Black Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than … Continue reading

Claiming your Identity by understanding your self-worth| Judge Helen Whitener
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Claiming your Identity by understanding your self-worth| Judge Helen Whitener

Judge Helen Whitener was a former Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals Judge and a former pro-tem judge in Pierce County District Court and the City of Tacoma Municipal Court. She is very active locally, nationally and internationally in various community service activities. She speaks often on Human Rights, Access to Justice, and the … Continue reading

Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa
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Women you should know: Queen Yaa Asantewaa

Nana Yaa Asantewaa (c. 1840 – 17 October 1921) was appointed queen mother of Ejisu of the Ashanti Empire—now part of modern-day Ghana—by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Okpese, the Ejisuhene “ruler of Ejisu”. Prior to European colonization, the Ashanti people developed an influential West African empire. Asantewaa was the Gatekeeper of the “Golden Stool” (Sika ‘dwa) during this powerful Ashanti Confederacy (Asanteman), an independent federation of Asanti … Continue reading

The most under-rated job in the world : MOTHERHOOD
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The most under-rated job in the world : MOTHERHOOD

She’s everything in one, a chef, teacher, psychologist, repairman, magician, singer, doctor, referee, and even a lawyer. Why a lawyer? She could win an argument with a single statement- “because I said so.” You could search high and low for something you’ve lost, and you’re kind of convinced that it’s disappeared off the face of … Continue reading

The Only Video You Need To See If You Want To Live Your Dreams!
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The Only Video You Need To See If You Want To Live Your Dreams!

Our paths in life are all different. Whatever your goal or dream is, go for it. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Taraji P Henson is living proof that you shouldn’t always listen to what everyone tells you about your dreams. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fgoalcast%2Fvideos%2F1364815656928954%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Video Source Goalcast Facebook Continue reading