Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Black America and COVID-19

Documenting the impact of COVID-19 on Black America.

INSPIRATIONAL & SELF-CARE

Co-Curator: Janay Graham

Keyword Search Terms: care, trauma,stress, stressor, therapy, wellness, well-being, post traumatic stress syndrome, mental health, faith, spirituality, self-care, support group, healing, beauty

 

Title Source Image
Session 145: Managing Anxiety about the Coronavirus
Therapy for Black Girls Podcast
March 4, 2020
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/session-145-managing-anxiety-about-the-coronavirus/id1223803641?i=1000467413948

View the Therapy for Black Girls podcast here
podcast, audio Therapy for Black Girls
COVID-19 GUIDE | Health + Wellness
MOCADA
March 19, 2020
https://mocada.org/2020/03/19/covid-19-guide-health-wellness/
resources unedfined
Facebook Live Support Group will address black men’s mental health and well-being during COVID-19 pandemic
Madison 365
David Dahmer

https://madison365.com/facebook-live-support-group-will-address-black-mens-mental-health-and-well-being-during-covid-19-pandemic/
news, event undefined
A White Friend Said Something About “Not Genocide”
Medium
Christina Springer
April 7, 2020
https://medium.com/@christinaspringer/a-white-friend-said-something-about-not-genocide-4d2b263f9db0
news undefined

Don’t Judge Me for How I’m Dealing With This Quarantine


April 16, 2020
https://www.phillymag.com/news/2020/04/16/productive-during-quarantine-toxic-positivity/

opinion

“Leave me alone — I’m not interested in being productive during quarantine.” Photo by Mollie Sivaram on Unsplash

Free Virtual Therapy for People of Color Affected by COVID-19
Philanthropy Women
Tim Lehnert

https://philanthropywomen.org/women-and-girls-of-color/free-virtual-therapy-for-people-of-color-affected-by-covid-19/
news Taraji P. Henson starred in the 2016 movie Hidden Figures about the key role a group of female African-American mathematicians played in the U.S. space program’s early years. (Image Credit: BLHF)

Beyoncé and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey donate $6 million for African-Americans’ mental health during the coronavirus pandemic
Fortune
Aric Jenkins


https://fortune.com/2020/04/23/beyonce-coronavirus-jack-dorsey-black-mental-health-resources-us-covid-19/

news

Beyoncé attends a pre-Grammys gala, Jan. 25, 2020, in Beverly Hills. ALLEN BEREZOVSKY—GETTY IMAGES

Weeksville Heritage Center Community Care
Weeksville Heritage Center
May 9, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHaFX0VptVeOaoziP2--v8w
event, workshop, video undefined

Stress was Already Killing Black America Covid 19 is Making It Worse
The Washington Post
David Williams
May 13, 2020
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/05/13/stress-was-already-killing-black-americans-covid-19-is-making-it-worse/

news

undefined

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents And Mental Health Resources For African Americans
National Alliance on Mental Illness
May 29, 2020
https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-s-Statement-On-Recent-Racist-Incidents-and-Mental-Health-Resources-for-African-Americans
resource collection NAMI
Resources for Black Healing
Micalah Webster
June 1, 2020
https://uncw.edu/counseling/documents/resources-for-black-healing_updated_6_1_2020.pdf
resource  
Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Jeffrey Sánchez, Former Massachusetts State Representative
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
June 11, 2020
https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/voices/events/michelle-a-williams-dean-of-the-faculty-harvard-t-h-chan-school-of-public-health-and-jeffrey-sanchez-former-massachusetts-state-representative/
event, video undefined
Racism as a traumatic stressor
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Dr. Karestan Koenen, Dr. Jessica Graham-LoPresti, and Dr. Tahirah Abdullah
June 17, 2020
https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/multimedia-article/racism-as-a-traumatic-stressor/

Watch the video here
event, forum, video undefined
Juneteenth Celebration at Weeksville
Weeksville Heritage Center
June 19-21, 2020
https://www.weeksvillesociety.org/new-events-1/juneteenth2020?mc_cid=e15bec29dd&mc_eid=71033cc297
event Weeksville Heritage Center
3 Long Haired Months: Barbershop Before-and-Afters
New York Times
Claudio E. Cabrera
June 25, 2020
https://tinyurl.com/y9o9k59k
news, video Brandon Evans, 30, has his hair cut by Vincent McLean, professionally known as Vince Jamael. Autumn Profit-Ardrey, left, cuts Jason Bruno’s hair.Credit...Photographs by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn for The New York Times
Young People of Color Support Guide
7 Cups
https://www.7cups.com/ypoc-guide/
resource collection, video undefined
The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
https://www.nqttcn.com/
resource NQTTCN

Continuum Collective
Continuum Collective
https://www.continuumcollective.org/

resource Continuum Collective

I’ll Cook Like Your Mother || Ep 1 | Back to Basics: Caribbean Healing at Home
MOCADA
https://mocada.org/aiovg_videos/ill-cook-like-your-mother-ep-1-back-to-basics-caribbean-healing-at-home/

 

video unedfined
I’ll Cook Like Your Mother || Ep 2 | The Cookout: Guava Ginger BBQ Sauce + Ribs
MOCADA
https://mocada.org/aiovg_videos/ep2-ill-cook-like-your-mother/
video unedfined
Pelicans' Zion Williamson is ready for the NBA's season restart
NBA.com
Michael C. Wright
July 2, 2020
https://www.nba.com/article/2020/07/02/zion-williamson-ready-nba-season-restart?cid=EMA_NBA_daily
news Zion Williamson works out as the Pelicans prepare for the 2019-20 season restart (Photo via NBA.com/Pelicans)
What to Do About Weight Gain During the Pandemic
Ms Magazine
Kimberly Dark
July 10, 2020
https://msmagazine.com/2020/07/10/what-to-do-about-weight-gain-during-the-pandemic/
opinion, health (Sourced from Twitter)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/05/20/coronavirus-has-made-waking-world-into-dreamscape/