Self-blame was found to be associated with experiencing suicidal thoughts.
Ensuring that every Black youth sees Back teachers at school is one critical piece of addressing systemic racism in schools.
The evidence is growing that experiencing both systemic and everyday race-based discrimination may lead some Black Americans to become depressed and think about suicide.
Although school boards have yet to find a systemic way to combat anti-Black racism, educators are in a unique position to correct these injustices.
For Black youth, death by suicide has become a leading cause of death. And they face social problems that give rise to depression and isolation that their white counterparts do not.
Young black men are often viewed through a criminal lens. A new book based on an 11-year-long study of adolescent men in a South African township upends the stereotypes.
Toronto Mayor John Tory’s use of race-coded words to describe gun violence in Toronto, including “thugs, sewer rats and gangsters,” stokes racism and serves to justify policing Black communities.
Black youth need programs that develop emotional intelligence – to combat institutional racism, social exclusion and white supremacy. The government’s promised $19 million is not enough.
Cyberbullying has become destructive and feels unstoppable. Here is a five-step technique for dealing with it.
A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?