Acknowledging mental health in activism

If you’ve followed my columns, it’s clear that activism is important to me. However, something is often forgotten in this ongoing fight for social justice — caring for our mental health. Of course, this is not a problem limited to activists, but it’s a part of our activism that we need to talk about.

Organizing, protesting and constantly arguing for your own humanity is taxing. It’s debilitating. There are so many of us who are confronted with people arguing that we’re angry for...

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