Linda Goler Blount

Linda Goler Blount is president and CEO of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, a national nonprofit providing programs that support the physical, emotional and financial health of black girls and women of color. She is also a Public Voices Fellow of The OpEd Project.

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July 2 2015 3:00 AM
Research shows that watching viral videos—like that of the teen in McKinney, Texas, being thrown to the ground by a police officer—or reading reports, like that on the massacre of nine parishioners in South Carolina by a racist shooter, can take a post-traumatic stress disorder-like toll on black Americans.
June 11 2015 2:38 PM
Black parenting is more than Toya Graham hitting her son in Baltimore, or the NBA’s Stephen Curry doting on his toddler daughter. It’s complicated, and that’s OK.