The Creator of My Therapy Cards Sits Down With BWNC

Mental health and wellness is very important to us and is a topic that we here at Black With No Chaser are dedicated to tackling head on. In our fight to destigmatize mental health, we have come across many allies who are just as dedicated to the cause. One of those allies is Dr. Ebony Butler.Ebony Butler, PhD., a native of Mississippi, is a Licensed Psychologist and Food Relationship Strategist who has made it her mission to help women of color heal and thrive in the areas of trauma and…

When Leadership Plays Hide and Speak

“Turn out the lights….the party’s over.” Those lyrics sang by Willie Nelson back in 1967 is somehow relevant today and speaks to what we have now devolved into. For as far back as I can remember, the lights of the White House were almost never off. I even asked a handful of DC residents, and they said the same. On Sunday protestors took to the streets of the nation’s capital to show their anger and disgust by demonstrating against the recent murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the…

The Ahmaud Arbery Case….Where Do We Go From Here? (A Possible Solution)

As I sit here scrolling through the pages of my various social media feeds, I can’t help but to feel the sadness and anger associated with Black life in America. Although technically free, we are boxed in and beat down by the social and economic constraints of a system designed to rob us of our very essence. A system designed to rob us of our souls. Our blackness. Our right to just fucking be. We all have heard the stories. We all have seen the footage. We all have bore…