She Creates A Facebook Healing Space For 20,000 Black Therapists

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by Lydia Blanco Creating safe spaces for others is second nature for therapists and mental health professionals as they establish trust and build relationships with their clients. But finding a community for themselves to unwind is often an afterthought. That...

Black Author Who Lost 100 Pounds and Beat Depression Launches New Book and Mobile App to Help Others

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Dakota Jack, also known as a ‘goal-digger’ is a contemporary author that inspires us to achieve our little goals first through her new book – and soon, through her mobile app! Atlanta, GA — Got goals? Of course, you do!...

Taraji P. Henson Talks Mental Health & Need For ‘Culturally Competent’ Therapists

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“We need to lift this carpet up and deal with this dirt.”  Taraji P. Henson was honored last Friday at Variety magazine’s Power of Women New York lunch, where she emotionally discussed how mental illness affects the Black community, especially...

10 Books by Writers of Color That Embrace Self-Love, Resilience and Authenticity

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From poetry to memoir, self-help to commentary, let these spring reads enrich your mind and spirit. As the days grow longer and warmer, consider one (or two!) of these titles to energize your spirit this spring. From a pleasure activism guide,...

30 Black-owned Massage Therapists

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chakra verde (DMV) feel.good.everywherebodywork | travel | love | massage | well-beinglocal - washington DC area; global - wherever the heart leads. In His Hands Massage Therapy (Maryland) Helping people...

Entrepreneur Creates Coloring Book Series To Empower Black Women

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“I knew I wanted to create something that I could relate to because representation matters, plus coloring was like therapy for me,” said Latoya Nicole, Founder, Entrepreneurs Color Too. Black entrepreneur from North Carolina is creating coloring books for...

New Sandra Bland Documentary Calls On World to ‘Say Her Name’

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The feature-length documentary follows Bland’s family as they try to answer the questions surrounding her 2015 death in police custody. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wsRe454u8s&w=720&h=400] Last night (December 3) marked the debut of “Say...

AN ADULT COLORING BOOK TO HELP ENTREPRENEURS AND EMPLOYEES DE-STRESS

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Latoya Nicole turned a frustrating moment at work into 24Shades of Business, an adult coloring book and stress-relieving tool for entrepreneurs and employees in the workplace. “It was a really busy season at work and we were all overwhelmed with the workload,” said Nicole. Some...

American Medical Association Elects First Black Woman President

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“It will be my honor to represent the nation’s physicians at the forefront of discussions when policymakers and lawmakers search for practical solutions to the challenges in our nation’s health system," says Patrice A. Harris. A woman from Atlanta is displaying #BlackExcellence in the field...

Lynching Memorial: Ghanaian Artist Hopes Sculpture Captures Shared Pain Between African Americans and the Motherland

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Kwame Akoto-Bamfo’s visa application for entry into the United States was denied last year. He’s from Ghana and was invited by the Equal Justice Initiative to build sculptures of African slaves at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which is dedicated to the...

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23 Black-owned Restaurants in Memphis, Tennessee

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A compiled list of Black owned restaurants in Memphis featuring specialty shops For Us By Us.  Traditional Black dishes, also known as soul food,...

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