Rashid Rose: The over-representation of Blacks in the Mental Health System

The majority of Caucasians believed Africans to be inferior (Billinsley 1968) with the Encyclopaedia Britannia (1884) defined the word Negro as referring to Africans who “occupied the lowest position of the evolutionary scale". Accordingly, it was legally and socially permissible for slave owners to subject slaves to any type of physical force (Myrdal 1962). After … Continue reading Rashid Rose: The over-representation of Blacks in the Mental Health System

The Multifaceted Muslim Series: An Interview With Baltimore’s YMG

Welcome back to another edition of The Multifaceted Muslim! This month, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kareem Cromwell AKA YMG Reemo, member of the Yung Muslims Grindin’ (YMG) coalition from Baltimore. The group consists of three members: YMG Lor Akh, Reemo, and Dula. The trio have known each other since childhood, and began … Continue reading The Multifaceted Muslim Series: An Interview With Baltimore’s YMG