Empowering Black America through Holistic Engagement
 
Category: <span>Uncategorized</span>

From Awareness to Action: A Guide to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap for Blacks

From Awareness to Action: A Guide to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap for Blacks ~ What Blacks must do to start closing the racial wealth gap! ‍Image Source: Pexels ‍As a student of the Black experience in America, I’ve always been aware of the racial wealth gap. It’s a problem …

Breaking the Cycle of African American Adolescent & Young Adult Male Violence through Proper Racial Socialization

Breaking the Cycle of African American Adolescent & Young Adult Male Violence through Proper Racial Socialization ‍Image Source: Unsplash ‍Having logged countless hours of research and program development and implementation to address the enigmatic issues plaguing the Black community, I am keenly cognizant of the struggles that come with growing …

Thousands of Black Women are Missing in America

Thousands of Black Women are Missing in America! So Why Are We Not Talking About it? Introduction ~ Thousands of Black Women Are Missing in America and The Silence is Deafening! Thousands of Black women are missing in America, and hardly anyone is talking about it. Imagine for a moment …

Shattering the Stigma: Addressing Depression in Black Women

Shattering the Stigma: Addressing Depression in Black Women As a Black mental health professional, I know firsthand the struggles that come with mental health issues in the Black community. The stigma surrounding mental health in the Black community can make it difficult to seek help, especially when it comes to …

Breaking the Silence on ACEs: How the Kaiser & CDC Study is Shedding Light on Childhood Trauma

Breaking the Silence on ACEs: How the Kaiser & CDC Study is Shedding Light on Childhood Trauma ‍Image Source: Unsplash ‍Breaking the Silence on ACEs ~ As a mental health professional, I have seen firsthand the devastating impact that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have on individuals. ACEs are traumatic …

Father Facetimed Ex While Killing Their Daughter

Father Facetimed Ex While Killing Their Daughter | Who is Kairsten Watson, and what has she said about the death of her daughter Zevaya Marie? By Summer Raemason,1 day ago | Courtesy of ABC13 & The US Sun Why Racial Socialization Is So Vital for Black Males! I recently published a …

The Importance of Racial Socialization for Black Boys

The Importance of Racial Socialization for Black Boys Raising Black Children in the United States: Navigating Society’s Messages ~ The Power of Racial Socialization Racial Socialization for Black Boys is critical to long-term success. Raising black children in the United States comes with unique challenges rooted in the country’s history …

Epigenetics In Psychology & Adverse Childhood Experiences

Epigenetics In Psychology & Adverse Childhood Experiences ~ How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology! Last updated, Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 12:03 p.m. CST The technical definition of epigenetics is the study of changes in organisms caused by modification of gene expression rather than alteration of the genetic code itself. It’s been nearly 30 years …

Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Generational Challenge

Eliminating the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Generational Challenge It is time to talk about closing the racial wealth gap. The importance of household wealth has become abundantly clear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wealth is the difference between what families own—for instance, their savings and checking accounts, retirement savings, houses, and …

Woman Charged With Killing Texas Bull Rider

Woman charged with killing Texas bull rider during jealous rage, police say Police: Lashawn Bagley, 22, shot Demetrius Omar Lateef Allen, 27, until she ran out of bullets Woman Charged With Killing Texas Bull Rider ~ A woman has been arrested in Houston months after fatally shooting a popular Texas …