The issue of depression among young Black men is a rarely discussed topic of conversation.
At a symposium held at the University of Chicago School of Social Service in February, social scientist Waldo Johnson Jr. said, “Black boys are more depressed because they believe their physical safety is always being threatened. Their families are economically poorer than Whites and many Black families live below the poverty line.”
Johnson is an associate professor and leading voice in the field of social work.
Although some, in more conservative circles may believe that young Black males are merely lashing out due to their own self-imposed [...]
Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch | Reuters
Technology News | Thu Feb 23, 2017 | 6:55am EST Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch By Stephen Nellis | SAN FRANCISCO
SAN FRANCISCO When Apple Inc (AAPL.O) launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.
The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3-D sensors. Rather than representing major breakthroughs, however, most of the innovations [...]
Apple’s Base Model ‘iPhone X’ Will Feature 64 GB of Storage, iPhone 7s to Retain 32 GB
By Troy Thompson Posted on Feb 22, 2017
Apple has a penchant for hitting its customers where it often hurts the most — right smack dab in their wallets, especially when it comes to upgrading our iPhones and iPads to a higher storage capacity. In fact, up until the release of [...]
Historically, the treatment of people with mental illness can be described as nothing less than horrific. From burning people at the stake in the medieval ages because they were “products of the devil” to mass sterilization and mass murder initiated by the eugenics movement in Nazi Germany, people with mental illness have been demonised throughout. Even terms associated with mental illness have negative connotations associated with them today. Take the word ‘asylum’ for instance. By definition it is a place offering safety of shelter or an institution for the care of people, yet the word often conjures imagery of straight jackets, incoherent, nonsensical and dangerous [...]