The most critical and pressing issue facing black Americans today is our need to become individuals; psychologically fit, and inspired to restore a humanity first taken aboard slave ships.

Dr. James Davison, Jr.

Moving Beyond the Past

The most critical and pressing issue facing black Americans today is our need to become individuals–to release ourselves from racial yokes in order to end the centuries-long journey toward true freedom.

You Think You Know Me, but You Don’t: Surviving Codependence of the Black Collective
United States history is replete with periods (e.g., slavery, Jim Crow, separate but equal) that contributed to thwart the progress of its black citizens. This …
Our Family Curse
In these days of broken relationships and fractured families, it might be fair to ask why a sense of family—or, more romantically, a sense of …
I Was Never a Slave. How ’bout You?
Not forgetting The Past is very important as a way of keeping people grounded and eager (Usually) to not repeat those historical mistakes. But, for …
SABOTEUR!
One of the more interesting areas of psychology deals with differences in how people react to obstacles. As all of us are aware, some individuals …
Leaders? Leaders? We Don’t Need No Stinking Leaders!
We are no longer a monolith of thwarted and unattained dreams. Many progressives do not believe that marching is the most effective avenue to change. …

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The past is a prison for those who live in it.

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