"Black Women Matter" is a new column that I have created to focus on the mental health of black women. I honestly feel that the black community is already extremely hesitant when it comes to shedding light on the importance of mental health within our community. However I refuse to let black women feel that they need to play into this bull.

Each week "Black Women Matter" will focus on issues such as depression, anger (since everyone says we're so angry) and so much more. Being a victim of depression myself, and also playing into the idea that this wasn't something I should express because I'm black, I want to help other black women that may be in the same situation.

I will be sharing my story and you all will be able to share yours, anonymously of course. I will be doing podcasts especially for those of you who may not have the time to sit and read. I just wanted to introduce this to all you beautiful ladies, and I can't wait to share our first topic with you all later this week. Make sure to subscribe to our e-mail list to stay updated!

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