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Pioneering Black Female Judge Took Own Life,...

After a months-long investigation, the New York City medical examiner's office determined Wednesday, July 26, that the mysterious death of trailblazing justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam,...

New Chris Brown Documentary Reveals He ‘Felt...

In a new trailer for Chris Brown's upcoming documentary, "Welcome to My Life," the R&B star opens up about his assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna. The...

16-Year-Old Suicidal Teen with Toy Gun Killed...

A Black teen was killed Sunday night in Florida after calling police to say he was going to commit suicide. It took one hour for...

Suppressed Rage, Racism Can Cause Depression, Suicidal...

Although Texas authorities have ruled Sandra Bland’s death a suicide, many Black people refuse to believe the official report. At her funeral, Bland’s mother,...

Mental Health Awareness is Key to Saving...

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental illnesses and disorders are a major problem in the Black community. With a stigma surrounding...

Even If Sandra Bland and Kimberlee Randall-King...

The New York Times’ Charles Blow wrote eloquently about the alleged suicides of Sandra Bland and Kindra Darnell Chapman. Bland allegedly took her own...

Can We Safeguard the Mental Health of...

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, a third generation physician and author, reminds us that Black children are not blind or immune from racism. She summarizes...

Recent Increase in Suicide Among Black Boys...

By Tamiya King While it is very rare for children between the ages of 5 and 11 to take their own lives, the percentage of child...

Gone Too Soon: 7 Black Celebrities Who...

Mental health issues often go undiagnosed in the Black community at a higher rate than other racial groups. We are subjected not only to...

‘MasterChef’ Josh Marks Suicide Update: Fame, Schizophrenia...

New details have emerged about the suicide of “MasterChef” season three hopeful Josh Marks and it turns out the “gentle giant” was struggling to cope...

Author Abiola Abrams Addresses Black Women and...

Abiola Abrams talks about black women facing depression, suicide and mental illness. To honor  fellow author Erica Kenney who passed away, she shares methods...

Jovan Belcher Was Legal Owner Of Handgun...

Jovan Belcher legally owned the handgun police say he used to fatally shoot his girlfriend and take his own life on Saturday morning. Kansas City...

Celebrated Comedy Show Writer, Creator Alan Kirschenbaum...

Deadline is reporting that veteran comedy show writer/creator Alan Kirschenbaum apparently committed suicide last night. He was 51. Kirschenbaum most recently co-created and executive produced...

Stars Pack a Manhattan Chapel for Chris...

It was like a who's who of hip hop history packed into a Manhattan funeral home today to pay their respects to mogul Chris...

Junior Seau’s Family Releases Brain Tissue

The family former All-Pro linebacker Junior Seau has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football...

Almost Half Million Dollars Raised for Bus...

After being verbally abused on a New York school bus, bus monitor Karen Klein has been awarded a holiday raise of more than $440,000. The abuse was...

Dharum Ravi Escapes Jail in Death of...

As the media glare focused this week on a New Jersey courtroom, where a judge was finally sentencing Dharum Ravi for setting up a...

Suicide A Possibility In Junior Seau Death

Speculation abounds as to whether former NFL star linebacker Junior Seau killed himself via gunshot wound to the chest in his Oceanside, CA home...

'Soul Train' Creator Don Cornelius Dead At...

UPDATE-'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius died earlier this morning of a possible suicide. According to LA Times, Cornelius' body was found this morning at...

Grandson of Rita Hayworth Found Dead In...

Rita Hayworth's grandson has been found dead in an apparent suicide in New York City. Police say 25-year-old Andrew Embiricos was discovered in his Manhattan...