The Pressure of Black Excellence Was Bad for My Mental Health
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The Pressure of Black Excellence Was Bad for My Mental Health

A woman contends that the definition of Black excellence is based on white success.

The Very Tired Girl Writer Undisclosed Millennial

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Chances are you’ve been on your own rollercoaster ride with mental health recently. The Doe is here for you. 

Mental Health

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Each month, we donate to charities of your choosing. This month our charities support Mental Health.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
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The Loveland Foundation
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The National Health Care for the Homeless Council
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