The Barbershop

The Virtual Barbershop

Below, find information about the dual impacts of racism and COVID-19 on black communities across the globe, as well as writings and song to buoy and inspire.

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Health and Wellbeing

Structural Racism

Black Women and Tears

Racial Violence and Anti-Blackness

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Racial Wellness Toolkit

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation…” –Audre Lorde

Boston College’s Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC) has developed a Racial Wellness Toolkit.

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Mental Health Resources

  • For students of color, The Steve Fund offers a specialized texting support service through the Crisis Text Line. Text “STEVE” to 741741.
  • Therapy for Black Girls is a resource that includes help with finding a therapist, as well as a popular Podcast by Psychologist Joy Harden Bradford, PhD
  • Liberate is a mindfulness app developed by and for people of color.





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Life Across The Diaspora