NIMH · Black Teens, Especially Girls, at High Risk for Suicide Attempts

postwhitesociety:

To follow up my latest post.

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soulbrotherv2:

On this date in 1814, Mary Ellen Pleasant was born. She was an African American abolitionist, businesswoman, and entrepreneur for over fifty years in the San Francisco Gold Rush heyday.

Histories of the west describe her as a madam, voodoo queen, and prostitute. Pleasant herself requested that the words “she was a friend of John Brown” be printed on her grave.  [Continue reading at the African American Registry.]

soulbrotherv2:

On this date in 1814, Mary Ellen Pleasant was born. She was an African American abolitionist, businesswoman, and entrepreneur for over fifty years in the San Francisco Gold Rush heyday.

Histories of the west describe her as a madam, voodoo queen, and prostitute. Pleasant herself requested that the words “she was a friend of John Brown” be printed on her grave.  [Continue reading at the African American Registry.]

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