No More Martyrs - 2019 Black History Month Recap
No More Martyrs celebrates Black History in February and throughout the year. Below, find details on how No More Martyrs celebrate Black History Month 2019.
Dr. Nadia Richardson of No More Martyrs recorded a Black History Month public service announcement (PSA) for radio station Hot 107.7 (Birmingham, Alabama). During the PSA which played throughout the month, Dr. Richardson paid honor to author, journalist, educator and mental health advocate, Bebe Moore Campbell. Campbell authored three New York Times bestsellers. In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as the Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.
Dr. Nadia Richardson accepted an invitation from the Birmingham Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center to present a workshop on Black mental health. 50 social workers were in attendance.
The No More Martyrs Atlanta Sister Support Meetup met at the Urban Grind Coffee Shop.
The No More Martyrs DC Sister Support Meetup hosted a special program that focused on sexual abuse and sex trafficking. Special guest speakers included Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Dr. Tricialand M. Hillard (LCPC, NCC), Dr. LeTea Perry (LCPC, NCC) and Yesenia Villalta (LSCW).
On January 4, 2019, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded its invitation to recognize Dr. Angela Davis with the Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award. On February 16th, the Birmingham community responded by hosting a day of activities in celebration of Dr. Davis’s enduring legacy. The Birmingham Committee for Truth and Reconciliation invited Dr. Nadia Richardson of No More Martyrs to be a part of the day. Dr. Richardson presented a workshop on activism self care along with Deanna Reed of Woke Vote.
No More Martyrs participated in Black Women and Girls Advocacy Day organized by New Vision Msk, Inc. This event took place in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to learning about senate and house bills, participants had the opportunity to engage a number of state representatives. Get to know the work of New Vision Msk, Inc. by visiting www.NewVisionMsk.org. For more information on why voting matters to our mental health, click Voting Matters.
No More Martyrs attended the Joy Jam hosted in Birmingham, Alabama by H.U.M.A.N.I.T.Y 360, INC. This event featured a number of mindfulness, wellness and health vendors and activities.