HelloBeautiful and MadameNoire have collaborated on a brand new digital talk show called Listen To Black Women which discusses the issues that affect us most. In today’s episode we’re asking the question: Why Does The Mental Health Stigma In The Black Community Persist?

At this point, there’s no denying mental health issues in the Black community are still largely ignored and even dismissed as “white people problems.” The question is, in a day and age where the mental and emotional issues we suffer from can’t be denied, why does this stigma persist? In this episode of Listen to Black Women we unpack the issues surrounding our mental health and how we can begin to get the help we need and encourage others to do so.

Tune in to the episode above and make sure you take our next poll to have your voice heard in the conversation.

About Listen To Black Women

Listen To Black Women is a new show from HelloBeautiful and MadameNoire that discusses the issues that affect us most while incorporating the voices of our audience and experts.

Each week, the show will gather insights from of our readers by asking them a series of questions related to the show topic. We’ll also be sharing thoughts from social media and the Internet at large as hosts Shamika Sanders, Brande Victorian, Keyaira Kelly weigh in with their opinions.

This show doesn’t work without you so be sure to take our weekly polls, share the videos with your network, and leave feedback everywhere you can. We’re listening to you.

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