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Author: Mackenzie McDonald

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, also known as BIPOC Mental Health Month. Designated in 2008, Minority Mental Health Awareness Month aims to shed light on specific struggles historically faced by ignored and oppressed groups that contribute to disparities in access to mental health...

Juneteenth—a combination of the words June and nineteenth—is an unofficial national holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to establish control of the state and ensure that all remaining slaves were freed....