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

Women you should know: Winnie Mandela
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Women you should know: Winnie Mandela

Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela was born, the fifth of nine children, in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei on 26 September 1936. During her infant years her father, Columbus, was a local history teacher. In later years he was the minister of the Transkei Governments’ Forestry and Agriculture Department during Kaizer Matanzima’s rule. Her mother, Nomathamsanqa Mzaidume … Continue reading

Black Communities and Mental Health
#mygirlsquad / Culture

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