The Legacy of Racism and It’s Continued Erosion of Black Mental Health

By Janice Hayes Kyser

“I don’t want to walk through life thinking every other person I meet hates me simply because I am black,” a close friend recently confided.

Her words reverberated in my head and penetrated my…

I felt the gases in my stomach starting to churn as I watched this week’s VP debate. The already curly hairs at the nap of my neck felt moist. The interaction between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris triggered some uncomfortable memories of my days in Fortune 100…

Kamala Harris looks good on paper. She went to the best schools. She possesses an impressive resume. She was the first black person and first woman to serve as Attorney General of California, she is one of 26 women currently serving in the U.S. Senate and she is the first…

Before I started making calls on behalf of the Biden/Harris ticket I thought the latest poll indicating that a majority of Americans think President Trump is better equipped to handle the economy, was, to steal one of Trump’s favorite expressions; fake news.

However, after spending a couple of hours dialing…

Janice Kyser

Janice Hayes Kyser is a Las Vegas-based journalist who writes on a broad range of topics including social justice, health, fashion and adoption.

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