Celebrating Motherhood: HBCU Moms Speak on Motherhood and Mental Health

Motherhood is a beautiful journey filled with joy, love, and countless rewarding moments. Yet, it is also an experience that comes with its fair share of challenges, and prioritizing mental health becomes crucial for every mother. In this article, we delve into the stories and wisdom of mothers from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), exploring their unique perspectives on the intersection of motherhood and mental well-being.

Through candid interviews with HBCU moms, we aim to shed light on the diverse experiences and insights of these remarkable women. From the ups and downs to the triumphs and struggles, they share their personal journeys, highlighting the importance of self-care, resilience, and community support when navigating the intricate balance between motherhood and mental health.

In this conversation below, we feature HBCU alum from Virginia State (Whitney Lockett) and Clark Atlanta (ShaWanda Crawford), along with graduating Clark Atlanta student (Victoria Guerrero). Listen to the conversation here- CLICK HERE

We also hosted a photoshoot for a few moms and their children located in Atlanta, GA, shot by photographer Cedric McCray @ptp357. Checkout some of the photos below

Moms Featured in the photoshoot are:

1- Ceirra Wright – Fort Valley Sate University alum

2- Lisa E. Smalls- Talladega College alum

3- Dr Angela Butler-Rice – NC A&T State University alum

4- Monica McClure  – Savannah State University alum

5- ShaWanda Crawford – Clark Atlanta University alum

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