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Dynamic Duo Opens The First Black, Women-Owned Community Mental Health Center In Mobile, AL

Because Black mental health matters too! According to NBC15, Joanna Johnson and Afiya Hooker are the boss ladies behind  Mobile, Alabama’s first Black, women-owned, community health center. After offering counseling services at their own practices, the ladies wanted to take it a step further to offer more help through the Yin Yang Wellness Center. “Mental health in the black community is very stigmatized,” said Hooker, a licensed professional counselor and co-owner of the center. “I am very proud that at my own private practice. I have 97 percent BPOC clients but we still have a lot of work to do.” While the center is open to men and women of all ages and backgrounds, one of the main goals for opening the center was to provide a safe space for Black people and to destigmatize the narrative around the Black community and mental health. Not only does the Yin Yang Wellness Center offer therapy , but they also offer case management, group counseling and even serves as a donation center...

Shanique Yates

Jun 17, 2021

Every Mobile App Black Women Entrepreneurs Need No Matter What

Black female entrepreneurs need to be ready at a moment’s notice. Between juggling a packed calendar, and being on the go constantly, time management and productivity are of the utmost importance on the path to success. Thus, the right mobile apps are essential to achieving everyday goals. Whether you need to send an email to a client, design an Instagram Story in the back of an Uber or find the perfect Black-owned lunch café for a business meeting, apps will give you 24/7 access to the technology that will help run your business (and your world) smoothly. Here are nine apps you’ll need every day — no matter where you are. Vimeo Create From Instagram to LinkedIn, social media is filled with aesthetically pleasing visuals to promote a product, send a motivational message, and everything in between. With Vimeo Create , you can design high-impact videos with the app’s easy-to-use, custom templates. Make the perfect shots even better and try it for free. Canva Similar to Vimeo Create,...

Niki McGloster

Mar 9, 2020