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The Murderous Stigma of "Mental Illness" In The Black Community

In retrospect of the recent influx in violent deaths in the Black community of and by people who have been diagnosed with a “mental illness”, I believe now is the perfect time to really forge the conversation about “mental illness” in the Black community.  653 more words

Reflections

LinkedIn Forum Response: Why do you think people are ashamed to talk about Mental Disorders in their families?

This is such an important question for people throughout our nation, in general, and in particularly throughout the Pan-African communities.

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I Started To Live My Life As A Woman

“I was no one. Nobody from nowhere-ville. Until I became a drag queen. That’s what made me in New York. That’s what made me in New Jersey.

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Art & Poetry

They Become Symbols Of Hope

“Black men and women who refuse to live under oppression are dangerous to white society because they become symbols of hope to their brothers and sisters, inspiring them to follow their example.”
Huey P. Newton, “Revolutionary Suicide

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#WCW Discussion: Woman+Sex= ???

So I went to an amazing conscious love event, paying homage to Black love. It was rampant and abound, love flowing throughout every crevice of the night’s atmosphere, energy and vibes. 851 more words

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EverythingShaq Poetry Speaks!: Birthday Tribute To Huey P. Newton

A revolutionary poem, in honor of a revolutionary soul! An ‘EverythingShaq Poetry Speaks!‘ edition, celebrating the 73rd birthday of co- founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, Huey P. 29 more words

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Hence I Have No Mercy

“Hence I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.”

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