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Let’s Talk Suicide; A Black Woman’s Perspective

As a black woman of faith, I personally haven’t heard of enough talks about suicide prevention. Not in the church. Not amongst friends. Not in enough work-related trainings... some but not enough.

Yet I am in one of the most marginalized groups, having brown/black skin.

Add to that, being a woman.

Add to that, being a woman of faith, mostly dominated by men.

Add to that, being fat, for most of my life in a culture OBSESSED with diets, weight loss and being thin.

Add to that being a mother/grandmother of black and brown sons/daughters.

Everyday, I am exhausted.

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