Archive for the ‘mental health’ Category

FJ at @Penn – Kelly Writer’s House “Feminisms” Talk

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I was honored to be invited to speak at my alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania. For the Feminism/s series, hosted by the Kelly Writers House, I shared my beginnings as a writer, activist, and Black feminist woman, and how I’ve committed my life to helping others as a writer, social worker, and activist. Check […]

“This Is Not How Your Story Ends” – A Letter to My Younger Self

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The following is a guest blog. I welcome submissions, as I love featuring different voices in this space. If interested in being featured as a guest blogger, email me info@feministajones.com Reflection is one of the most important parts of the growth process. We have to examine where we’ve been to have any idea of where […]

FJ on @TheCurrentCBC Speaking on #StreetHarassment #YouOKSis

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Check out this radio segment from Canada! I’m discussing steet harassment, #YouOKSis, and ways we can help those who endure this daily. Check out out

#NaBloPoMo – I Have to Say ‘No’ More Often

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My calendar is filled with events that I have crunched together over the next few weeks. I am unofficially on a college tour that begins at Stanford and, as of today, ends at the University of Pennsylvania (my alma mater). I’ll be traveling around the country speaking at various schools on everything from sex and […]

Don’t Bring The Past Into Your Future

“The truth is, I don’t know how to deal with you being depressed and I don’t think I can handle it…” My ex-husband said those words to me after I’d finally gathered up the courage to open up to him about what I was experiencing and how it was affecting me and our marriage. I’d […]

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