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The uncultured will teach the uncivilized,
All our cries are an ageless ode to despair
For having loved this land too much.
- M.

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According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population.
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The uncultured will teach the uncivilized,
All our cries are an ageless ode to despair
For having loved this land too much.
- M.

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"From the beginning of American chattel slavery in 1619 until the ratification of the Thriteenth Amendment in 1865, Africans were hunted like animals, captured, sold, tortured and raped.
They experienced the worst kind of physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual abuse.
. -Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary .

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In the African American community, many people misunderstand what a mental health condition is and don’t talk about this topic. This lack of knowledge leads many to believe that a mental health condition is a personal weakness or some sort of punishment from God.
Source : NAMI .
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Black and Hispanic young people are less able to get mental health services than white children and young adults.
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This happens despite the fact that rates of mental illness are generally consistent across all ethnicities.
Source: International Journal of Health Services
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On any given day, Black people are six times more likely than White people to be incarcerated in the United States, and 63 percent of those Black people in local jails across the country have some form of a mental health condition.
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Source: San Francisco Bay View .
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Poverty level affects mental health status. African Americans living below the poverty level, as compared to those over twice the poverty level, are 3 times more likely to report psychological distress.

Source: US Department of Health & Human Services Office of Minority Health
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