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.Read More