By Guest Contributor Rob Fields, cross-posted from Bold As Love
There’s still things black people don’t talk about in 2011 and, to our collective detriment, mental illness is one of them. I mean, for a people who have survived colonialism, the Middle Passage, slavery, Jim Crow and institutional racism, it would be surprising if we perfectly fine mentally and emotionally after all of that. And many of us are alright. But there are just as many who aren’t.