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Black History Month, Self-Esteem, and Wellness

By Amanda Aykanian, MA, WRAP Social Media Manager, and Candice Russell, Program Associate, Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

February is Black History Month in the U.S. and Canada, and it’s also observed in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and other nations. This month is often used to look back at prominent black civil rights activists and highlight the accomplishments of black leaders throughout history, but it’s also a reminder to take stock of where we are today—at this moment in history.

We’re at a place where 22% of black Americans live at or below the poverty line, the effects of which are compounded by the everyday forms of oppression, discrimination, and microaggressions black people experience. As a recent article suggests, black Americans may experience disproportionately high levels of stress because of these experiences, which can lead to physical 

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