Category Archives: Grieving

African-Americans and Grief: A Grief Observed

A Grief Observed From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin, the power and pain of Black mourning. BY MYCHAL DENZEL SMITH June 22, 2017 Mamie Till-Mobley wrote her memoir, Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America, in 2003, the same year she died of heart failure, and 47 years after the lynching of her son,

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Please Don’t Tell Me to Move On: AfterTalk Weekly 1.30.20

Photo courtesy Jessicapetersonart.com   Please Don’t Tell me To Move On by Anne Peterson I have a Master’s Degree in grief. Not a real one, but believe me, I should have an honorary one. And one thing I know for sure. Grieving stinks. All of a sudden you’re invited to a party you never wanted

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FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE: An AfterTalk Inspirational Quote for Yom Kippur

FIVE MINUTES TO LIVE is a famous sermon given by Rabbi Kenneth Berger on Yom Kippur day in the fall of 1986. It was inspired by the crash of the Challenger space shuttle on January 28, 1986 and the subsequent revelation that the crew had likely survived the explosion and lived for another five minutes

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