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Join Alex Primo and Asha Zuri Thursday May 28th at 9 pm EST as we dissect, debate, and discuss the secret that Black folks don't talk about ... Depression in our community.
One in ten Americans will be affected by some form of Depression during their lifetime, usually caused by a major life event such as divorce, unemployment, poor health, or a death in the family. And depression is fast becoming a worldwide issue for the health industry.
How does this affect Black America specifically? Well, it has been noted by researchers that those living in poverty, us, are two and a half times more likely to experience depression. Additionally, 90% of Black males who suffer from this condition seek no treatment. On top of that women are more likely to experience depression than men, so consequently that means that Black women are suffering the most from this ailment.
“I’ve tried to commit suicide over 15 times. I have the scars on my arms of wanting to kill myself and not even know why,” said 45-year-old Tracey Hairston, a member of the health center who has bipolar disorder.
A report published by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that poverty, parenting, racial and gender discrimination put Black women — particularly low-income Black women — at greater risk for major depressive disorder (MDD).
Now that we know the problem, let's talk solutions brothers and sisters.
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We have come to you to unseat the lies you've been told by this white supremist system we have come to you to open the closed minded amongst you We have come to you to unite our brothers and sisters by any means necessary! We have been scattered and exiled from each other by a system that has profited off of our pain and suffering! ENOUGH! now is the time of the Black Crusaders now is the time for WAKING UP now is the time for the TRUTH TO BE TOLD!!! join Bro. Ozzie and Bro. Corey as they bring you 120 minutes of Fire and thoughtful discussion! Bring it strong to the mic and keep it 100 because these BLACK CRUSADES are not for the Weak or Meek OUR TIME IS NOW! THE BLACK CRUSADERS ARE HERE!
One would think that Black Women who are Lesbians would be the last to discrimate, especially since we suffer discrimination for just being Black, for being a Black Woman and for being a Black Woman who is also a Lesbian. Discrimination within the Black Lesbian community if VERY much real and causes gaps and wedges in what should be a solid Sisterhood.
Join us as the Cast of Les' Talk and Members of NeoSoul Sistas of KC discuss discrimination within the Black Lesbian Community and discuss the upcoming documentary done by Nneka Onuorah!
Toya Graham, the mother caught on video smacking around her 16-year-old son during the Baltimore uprising was hailed by many as "Mother of the Year." Activist Michaela Angela Davis writes, "It's a sad day when a traumatized, terrorized, desperate mother beating and cursing her child becomes 'mom of the year.'
Is Toya Graham, this mother of six, a hero...or is she an abuser? Was this an act of love...or abuse? Was this tough love, or something else? Do black single mothers have a license to beat and brutalize their sons to prevent them from becoming a statistic?
What about the mothers who yank, slap, punch their little black boys, do they deserve praise for "keeping their boys in line"?
Jackie Credle, a mother of two, says she was once the angry mother raising a son. She now regrets beating her son. Jackie shares her story, raw, uncut, honest real talk on She Struts Radio, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30pm ET as we continue our month-long conversation about mothering.
I'm your grateful host, DeBora M. Ricks. Please visit my website at www.DeBoraRicks.com
As 38 Dee continues to discuss root problems in the African-American community, we take a look at suicide. This Thursday, May 28th from 6-8pm CST, 38 Dee discusses the stigma and reasoning more people are committing suicide within our communities, even black celebrities! How do we change our communication with our people? What steps are needed to end this this stigma? We want to hear from you.
Call into the Suite38 Show @ 657.383.0365, press the "1" button to be heard. Feel free to listen in online as well and leave your thoughts on the topic on our online chat platform.
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"Introducing The Queens of the Allah Team"
And their special interview with Dr. Wesley Muhammad on his subject:
"The Black Woman Iz Goddess!"
When women are abused or allow themselves to be abused...it's because we don't know The Black Woman is a Goddess.
When women are disrespected or disrespect themselves ....it's because we don't know The Black Woman is a Goddess.
ALL of our problems stem from an improper view of ourselves as the Second Self of God. This trickles down to our communities, our families and our individual lives.
Join us tonight for this most essential discussion with Bro. Dr. Wesley Muhammad to deal with the religious and historic significance of the proper place of the Woman in relationship to God, Himself.
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