Can I speak Freely

Can I Speak Freely

There’s Something I Meant to Say Sooner, Dad…

I can imagine that truly appreciating each of the sacrifices my parents have made for my sister and me over the years could take an entire lifetime. Nonetheless, to celebrate Father’s Day, I want to share a “thank you” to my dad. In doing so, I’d like to start by saying I’ve always considered my dad …

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The Stigma of the Strong Black Woman

America’s unappreciated hero is the Black woman.  Often celebrated for being the first willing to protect, care, and give, the mental wellness of Black women is frequently corrupted by a false sense of autonomy – that everything maneuvered must be done so alone.  Calling attention to how far we need to continue progressing doesn’t take …

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