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This edition: Women and Depression with Benilde Little

Episode Details

Original tape date: July 20, 2016.

First aired: August 10, 2016.

An estimated 19 million Americans are living with depression. Novelist and Magazine Editor, Benilde Little joins Carol Jenkins to discuss the topic: Women and Depression and Benilde Little's latest work and moving memoir, "Welcome to My Breakdown".

Carol Jenkins touches on one of Benilde Little's blogs that deals with this current blanket of violence while Benilde Little shares her desire to deconstruct the strong black woman, relationship with her mother and her own personal bouts with depression.

In this episode, we will take a look at a clip of an interview with publicist, Terrie Williams who also wrote about depression among Blacks in her book, "Black Pain".

To read Benilde Little's blogs and other books by this amazing author, visit her website,

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