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Black Stoicism
by Morris Junior

Overview


Black Stoicism is 65 poems and letters that explore the depths of black mental health, belief in a higher power, stimulant usage, reliance on family, and love. Emphasizes the mental, physical, and spiritual resilience of black people; it details depression to hope, suicide to life, and hatred to self-love. The author leads the reader on a personal journey from depression to self-love and hopes the reader validates their experiences and feelings to persist on their pathway to self-love. 

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Description


Black Stoicism is 65 poems and letters that explore the depths of black mental health, belief in a higher power, stimulant usage, reliance on family, and love. The poems and letters guide the reader on a journey of emotional experiences that validate and/or bring awareness to the determination of black people. Stoicism is not a philosophy that usually describes people of the African Diaspora. However, black people endure excruciating emotional pain, mental hardship without the display of feelings and spiritual agony without complaint. Black Stoicism emphasizes the mental, physical, and spiritual resilience of black people; it details depression to hope, suicide to life, and hatred to self-love. The author leads the reader on a personal journey from depression to self-love and hopes the reader validates their experiences and feelings to persist on their pathway to love.

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About the author


Morris Junior is a mental health advocate, trauma-informed professional, inspirational speaker, and leadership expert. He writes from personal and professional experiences from the Southeast, Midwest, and West Coast to provide inspiration, hope, and love. His poetry and letters detail experiences of black mental health and belief in God. He covers topics such as faith, depression, nature, drugs, self-love, and culture. Morris Junior hopes his poetry and letters empower readers to show love towards all. Morris is also the founder of Common Perspectives LLC and looks forward to releasing more content in the future.

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Book details

Genre:POETRY

Subgenre:American / African American

Language:English

Pages:86

eBook ISBN:9781098302221


Overview


Black Stoicism is 65 poems and letters that explore the depths of black mental health, belief in a higher power, stimulant usage, reliance on family, and love. Emphasizes the mental, physical, and spiritual resilience of black people; it details depression to hope, suicide to life, and hatred to self-love. The author leads the reader on a personal journey from depression to self-love and hopes the reader validates their experiences and feelings to persist on their pathway to self-love. 

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Description


Black Stoicism is 65 poems and letters that explore the depths of black mental health, belief in a higher power, stimulant usage, reliance on family, and love. The poems and letters guide the reader on a journey of emotional experiences that validate and/or bring awareness to the determination of black people. Stoicism is not a philosophy that usually describes people of the African Diaspora. However, black people endure excruciating emotional pain, mental hardship without the display of feelings and spiritual agony without complaint. Black Stoicism emphasizes the mental, physical, and spiritual resilience of black people; it details depression to hope, suicide to life, and hatred to self-love. The author leads the reader on a personal journey from depression to self-love and hopes the reader validates their experiences and feelings to persist on their pathway to love.

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About the author


Morris Junior is a mental health advocate, trauma-informed professional, inspirational speaker, and leadership expert. He writes from personal and professional experiences from the Southeast, Midwest, and West Coast to provide inspiration, hope, and love. His poetry and letters detail experiences of black mental health and belief in God. He covers topics such as faith, depression, nature, drugs, self-love, and culture. Morris Junior hopes his poetry and letters empower readers to show love towards all. Morris is also the founder of Common Perspectives LLC and looks forward to releasing more content in the future.

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