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Blood In The Leaves From Strange Fruit.

Lynching in the United States became exceedingly popular after the Civil War. Lynching was supposed to be an extrajudicial practice only for murderers and rapists, similar to the death penalty. However, it mainly served as a means to preserve white supremacy over black people after slavery. Simply put, lynching was racial terrorism. The act of

Katt Williams had it Right: You have to be in Tune with your Muthaf*ckin Star Player.

In my work as a therapist, I’ve seen all types of people from various walks of life. My client base ranges from the wealthy, i.e., doctors, CEOs, and high profile lawyers; to blue-collar working folk like police, construction workers and office clerks; all the way to low-income people who live in extreme poverty. I really

Institutional Syndrome: mental health problem or social issue?

The road to rehabilitation after incarceration is riddled with mental health and social problems. Often in black culture, you hear people talk about peoplebeing institutionalized, because of how they behave after doing time in prison.Most of the time people don’t even say “institutionalized” they just say “jailbird” or some other term.   In the world of

You might be an introvert if. . .

There are many different types of personality styles, but one of the most known is an introverted personality, which is the polar opposite of extroversion. Extroverted people tend to get fulfillment from doing things that involve others, and they are generally more outgoing and sociable than introverts. Introverted people, on the other hand, tend to

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