I remember thinking to myself, back in 1990; "I wonder what has happened to Black Folks as a result of Slavery?" It was like an epiphany, as I can actually remember where I was sitting when it occurred to me.
I had just entered the field of mental health having started off in Sociology. Somehow, life lead me to the field of Mental Health and particularly as a result of wanting to use Cultural Enrichment as a way for healing and benefiting Black folks who have so many odds stacke
In the next few days people all over the nation will celebrate civil rights icon, Martin Luther King, Jr. Folks will attend luncheons, lectures and interfaith services. They’ll clean schools, paint walls and feed the homeless, but go right back to business as usual after the feel good “day of service.” While they’ll quote the “I have a Dream
A white woman with gray hair pulled neatly into a bun raises her hand. She keeps it up, unwavering and rigid, as she waits patiently for her turn to speak. Finally, the microphone is passed to the back of the room, and she leaps to her feet. With an air of desperation she blurts out, "You know white people suffer in this system, too, don't you? It's not just black and brown people destroyed by this drug w