We should honor these individuals during Black History Month. 50 LGBT Black Famous & Notable People Alice Walker:author, poet, and advocate Alvin Ailey:choreographer and advocate André Leon Talley:editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, current contributing editor Angela Davis:political advocate, scholar, and author Audre Lorde:author and advocate Azealia Banks,musician Bayard Rustin:chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, advisor to Martin Luther King Jr. Bessie Smith,
Not Black Enough.
I hate when people say that. You don’t know me and you don’t know my family. So how they gunna say shit like I am not black enough? Then you got white people telling me that I am not white. That makes me doubt more that I’m not black. Then both arguments are immediately invalid and I feel like people are ignorant racists. That whole thing makes me angry. Can you relate?
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Minority Mental Health is important to discuss. As a Minority Mental Health Advocate and member of the LGBT community, there are a lot of issues that we must address. In 2017, 41.5% of youth ages 12-17 received care for a major depressive episode, but only 35.1% of black youth and 32.7% of Hispanic youth received treatment for their condition. Asian American adults were less likely to use mental health services than any other racial/ethnic group. In 2017, 13.3% of youth ages