Black Children and Suicide

Written by Ashley Simpo

Childhood is meant to be a time in our lives when we are free of worry and get to focus on exploring our imaginations and learning the ropes of society. 

As a community, we tend to see children as being exceptionally resilient. But when it comes to emotionally disruptive influences, like being pushed around on the playground or being harassed not just at school but online 24/7, not every child can bounce back so easily.

Gabriel Taye was one of those children who could not recover emotionally after repetitive bullying. 


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