After her father’s death Georgina unravels the truth about her parentage — and the racial identity she had been denied. She fled from England and the turmoil of her home-life to live in Black communities around the globe — the U.S., the U.K., Nicaragua, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, and Morocco — and to explore her identity as a Black woman. She spoke with psychologists, sociologists, experts in genetic testing, and other individuals whose experiences of racial identity have been fraught or questioned to understand how we identify ourselves.
What do common mental health diagnoses mean, and how can you address them? By Emily Jo Wharry Opening the medical history file of a child in foster care can be a sobering confirmation of the […]
Since August, America’s shores have been pummeled by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey. Each has displaced thousands and wreaked havoc on some of the country’s largest metropolitan areas. Among those impacted are some of the […]