Black, Mentally Ill Mother Killed By Seattle Police


Only last week, Philando Castile’s mother, Valerie Castile, warned of more police involved shootings during her heartbreaking speech after the ruling of Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer acquitted of  manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm, which resulted in the Read more

#FancysThoughts: Can I Be Crazy For a Minute?

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A few months ago, I shared what my life is like living with a mental illness in Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article “Fresh Air”. While writing my part, I thought nothing of it. I described what it was like Read more

Fancy Finds: Shelah Marie’s “Meditation Mixtape”


After recently co-writing Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article describing what it is like to live with both anxiety and depression, I hit a bout of depression. To be honest, I get depressed everyday around 1pm and I don’t know Read more

San Bernardino Shooter May Have Been Mentally Ill


Yesterday, a San Bernardino man walked into his estranged wife’s special needs classroom at North Park Elementary School and shot her, two of her students, and himself. According to news reports, Cedric Anderson, 53, came to see his wife, Karen Read more

Marissa Alexander to be Retried

Marissa Alexander is now awaiting a retrial due to Florida extending its Stand Your Ground Laws. Warning shots are now covered by Stand Your Ground law as well.  Alexander, who has been in and out of the news over the Read more