My Latest on Blogher: Young Black Children and Suicide

The first time I thought about killing myself, I was eleven. I’d had some trauma in my life, unspeakable things that my tween self could not articulate. Pain that ran deep, seated into my soul. I could not get away from it. Image Credit: Sam D via Flickr At eleven, I didn’t make a plan; […]

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should I get a medical degree?

People often laugh at me as I rack up my degrees, from a BS to an MA, and now a JD and a PhD. But now I am starting to think that maybe I need a medical degree too, because I am starting to get fed up with the treatment I am receiving. (This is […]

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sick over sicko

when we first moved here six months ago, we attempted to apply for health insurance for our then 18-month old son. he needed to be seen for a checkup, and we wanted him to continue his vaccination schedule. since my fellowship only covered my health insurance, and my husband was looking for a job, we […]

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