Jun 25, 2021
Ep 126 of Real Black News focuses on adolescent mental health and features the top five empowering Black news stories of the week and this week’s guests: One of history's youngest Emmy-nominated actors, Asante Blackk, discusses life as a Gen Z’er and bringing attention to adolescent mental health with his fiction podcast "Here Comes the Break". Asante discusses life after starring in "This is Us" and "When They See Us". He provides tips to both parents and teens for communicating and managing mental health (starts 42:07). While actress Jasmine Carmichael, star of the new film "Real Talk" with Loretta Devine, Michael Beach, and Macy Gray, discusses the movie’s bold take on everything from herpes to adolescent depression. Other topics include the three-year anniversary of Real Black News, the indigenous tribe that bought a 140 acre Island, Newark’s Business Hub for Black women, and more of the top five empowering Black News stories of the week.