From Don Cornelius To Lee Thompson Young: Why Black Men Are Killing Themselves
From mental health issues to chronic health illnesses, there is a growing stream of black men choosing to end their own lives.
One of the most prevalent views within the African-American community is that we do not intentionally kill ourselves. That suicide is something only white people or spiritually-weak people do. That suicide is a cop-out, and that to even consider it is a “punk move”. However, these apparent suicides and clinical research clearly indicate that African-Americans do commit suicide.