Black Doulas Want To Make Pregnancy Safer For Black People. Here’s How They’re Doing It.
Black people who are pregnant are at higher risk of having their pain and other symptoms ignored, which in many cases can have deadly consequences. These doulas are trying to make the experience safer for people at risk.
A Family Member’s Suicide Made Me Re-Examine My Mental Health
I attempted suicide at age 12. It wasn’t until my uncle died by suicide years later that I realized how much mental health–related stigma in the Black community was hurting people's ability to get help.