On Wednesday, August 3, 2022, Lane Cobb invited Black Westchester’s AJ Woodson to co-host her weekly talk show, Race Talk Revolution. The topic Black Male Mental Health. How the health industry does not address, support or sustain the current state of Black Mental Health especially in our Black Men and Boys. The guest this week is Activist & BW Publisher Damon K. Jones, author of Black Minds Must Matter.
Race Talk Revolution, Where Your Voice Matters, with host and founder Rev. Lane Cobb is a nonprofit organization with a humanitarian mission: To free people from the bonds of racist ideals and attitudes that permeate American society through constructive dialogue, community engagement, and educational programs. is a Loving, Inclusive platform designed to Strip away the false beliefs that keep us separated as a species. Uncover the not so hidden truth that we all want the same things in life and, to Heal the wounds created by systemic racism. Race Talk Revolution is a safe and brave space for people of all backgrounds to share ideas and opinions and explore the nuances of systemic racism while together growing our capacity for effective anti-racist activism. The Race Talk Revolution community is committed to practicing radically inclusive love. Even if you do not understand or agree with what’s being shared, they ask that you listen with respect, appreciation, and empathy. It is their commitment that every person be encouraged, heard, and appreciated. Because on Race Talk Revolution, EVERY VOICE MATTERS. For more information on Race Talk Revolution, you can visit their website or follow RTR on Facebook and Instagram.
Damon K. Jones is an Author, Activist, and Publisher of Black Westchester. Mr. Jones is a Holistic Health Practitioner, First Aid in Mental Health Practitioner, Diet and Nutrition Advisor, Vegan Vegetarian Nutrition Life Coach, with a 33-year career in Law Enforcement with the Westchester County Department of Corrections.
Damon believes Black Communities must be Safe, Sacred, and Busy, Like every other ethnic community. We must set real priorities for our health, wellness, mental clarity, and Black Love within our communities. He is the Publisher and Co-Owner of Black Westchester Magazine and has authored several books on health and wellness specifically to inspire Black and Brown communities toward self-care, self-love and self-efficacy. Mr. Jones is also the New York State Representative of Blacks in Law Enforcement of America. From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Jones served as the North-East Region President of the National Black Police Association. Mr. Jones also served as a national board member and Chair of the National Membership Committee of the National Black Police Association and has been recognized locally and nationally for his leadership in addressing the need for transparency, accountability, justice, and the need to cure social-economic disparities in communities of color.
Black Minds Must Matter – It Is Essential To Address Anxiety And Depression Through A Black Lens While Teaching Black People To Love Themselves is available along with his other books on Amazon. For more information on Damon K. Jones check out website and follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
AJ Woodson is the Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-host and Producer of People Before Politics Radio. AJ is a Father, Brother, Author, Writer, Journalism Fellow, Rapper, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian and A Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale, Sonicnet.com, Launch.com, Rolling Out Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine and several others. Follow AJ Woodson on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and check out his new book, Black Westchester – The Origin Story & How My Faith Was Instrumental In This Great Experiment available on Amazon.