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Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

I haven’t been quite right since the abuse.

I haven’t been quite right since the accident.

The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. 1,292 more words

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Book review: Leontyne Price, by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Raul Colon

Weatherford, Carole Boston. Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century. Il. Raul Colon. Knopf. 2014. $17.99. unp. 978-0-375-85606-8. Ages 6-9:

Born to poor black sharecroppers in 1927, the singer rose to follow Marian Anderson in breaking the color barrier after a musical education at Julliard, playing Bess in… 75 more words

Book Reviews

Book review: Mahalia Jackson, by Nina Nolan, illustrated by John Holyfield

Nolan, Nina. Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens. Ill. John Holyfield. Amistad Press/ HarperCollins. 2015. $17.99. unp. 978-0-06-087944-0. Ages 6-9:

When she was growing up in New Orleans, Mahalia Jackson had a voice that was “bigger than she was.” Devoting herself to church music after promising God that she would if He saved her grandfather’s life, she became known as the “Queen of Gospel.” The highlight of her career may have been her singing at the 1963 March on Washington when Martin Luther King, Jr. 69 more words

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The "C" Factor

Well, it has been confirmed. The big “C” has reared its ugly head again. Cancer has returned in almost the identical fashion that it did 13+ years ago. 449 more words

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My Story: “PTSD Is Real…Ask Me And Olivia Pope.”

I haven’t been quite right since the abuse.

I haven’t been quite right since the accident.

The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. 1,396 more words

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Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

I haven’t been quite right since the abuse.

I haven’t been quite right since the accident.

The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. 1,396 more words

Mental Health

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