There Is No Sympathy for Black Men Struggling With Mental Health

Pursuing my own peace of mind for 15 years hasn’t been easy, but it’s been indispensable

Illustration: Derek Abella

MMost times, when someone asks “how are you?” I lie. It’s not that I’m a sociopath, or have a pathological aversion to the truth; it’s that, for a Black man living with depression, those three words are loaded…