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OWN Spotlight Series ‘Black Women OWN The Conversation’ Premieres May 25

*OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new episode of the Emmy award-winning OWN Spotlight series “Black Women OWN The Conversation” premiering on Tuesday, May 25 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Per press release, the special episode features an audience of Black women in an in-depth conversation regarding mental health and trauma impacting the Black community […]

Dead Girl Chronicles Mental Demise on Social Media / EUR Exclusive

*Mentally haunting: The tragic Los Angeles, Metrolink (Blue Line) train death of 27-year-old aspiring model, dancer and music artist Assata Olugbala Jones is a true EURweb urban tale; untold until now. Jones’ story represents a quiet phenomenon — whispering under the radar and creeping through communities. Seemingly normal, everyday people are going mad. Assata Jones […]

Assata Jones Dead at 27: Recount of Final 2 Years

…Continued from: Dead Girl Chronicles Mental Demise on Social Media Assata Jones’ last year alive – during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic *Accounts from Sondra Jones (Assata’s mom) and musician friend (Franklin Matthews). Someone broke into Assata’s Texas apartment and stole everything. She lost her job (after reporting sexual harassment), and subsequently, she lost her apartment. […]

Prince Harry Lands Job as Chief Impact Officer for Mental Health and Coaching App

*Prince Harry has a new job at a Silicon Valley startup.  The Duke of Sussex is now the chief impact officer of coaching and mental health at BetterUp Inc., the Wall Street Journal reports. “I intend to help create impact in people’s lives,” Prince Harry, 36, told the outlet. “Proactive coaching provides endless possibilities for […]

Piers Morgan’s Meghan Comments Investigated; Markle Reportedly Filed Formal Complaint (Video)

*Fallout continues to follow the live TV unraveling of Piers Morgan following his disparaging comments about Meghan Markle, particularly her statement about mental health. Just before he quit “Good Morning Britain” Tuesday, U.K. media regulator Ofcom launched an investigation after more than 41,000 people wrote in to complain about his remarks dismissing Meghan’s mental health […]

New Body Cam Video Shows Cop Shooting Pastor During Mental Health Check

*Newly released body cam video in the police killing of Killeen, Texas pastor, Patrick Warren Sr., 52, shows an officer immediately tasing and then shooting the man moments upon arrival.  As EURweb previously reported, Warren’s family called for assistance on Jan. 9 because they were concerned he was experiencing a mental health episode. Police were sent […]

Psychologist on How Chadwick Boseman’s Death May Impact Black Children (Watch)

*Chadwick Boseman fans of all ages continue to reel from his sudden death last weekend, but it may be affecting his younger Black fans particularly hard, as most of our babies haven’t had enough years to fully understand or process the meaning of death. Psychologist Erlanger Turner speaks to NBCU’s LX channel about the significant […]

How Ballet Star Misty Copeland is Coping Mentally During the Pandemic (Watch)

*During the Child Mind Institute’s #WeThriveInside campaign, a new video will be released each day featuring homemade, inspiring messages from celebrities sharing their personal struggles during the COVID-19 crisis and what they are doing to cope. This week, it’s ballerina extraordinaire Misty Copeland. She shares advice on how she’s taking care of her mental health during the pandemic:  “I love to […]

Storm Reid, Keith Powers Talk Staying Mentally Strong for Child Mind Institute’s #WeThriveInside (Watch)

*Actress Storm Reid (Euphoria, The Invisible Man, A Wrinkle in Time) and actor Keith Powers (What/If, The New Edition Story) share advice on how they take care of their mental health amid the pandemic for a new mental health campaign timed at children. During the Child Mind Institute’s #WeThriveInside campaign, a  new video will be released each day featuring homemade, inspiring […]

EURweb’s LaRita Shelby is ‘Good Crazy’ at NPN Conference 2019

*This year the National Performance Network (NPN) celebrated another annual conference, which has now been presented for more than 35 years. Among the coveted invitees was EURweb’s LaRita Shelby,  who presented her unique spin on debunking mental health stigmas in a workshop titled “Good Crazy, Bad Crazy & Crazy Crazy.” Shelby is a multi-disciplinary artist […]