How Taraji P. Henson is combatting the stigma around mental health with African-Americans

You never know what people are going through. No matter how successful they are or happy they may appear, there is still a good chance they could be suffering inside.

Such is the case with Baby Boy & Empire actress Taraji P. Henson.

This past Saturday, the 48-year-old revealed she had been dealing with mental health issues at the opening of her non-profit, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, which is an organization aimed at combating the stigma around mental health in the African-American community.

The announcement was news to all being that she had not publically admitted dealing with mental health before and is the latest of what has been a sweeping turn of dialogue surrounding a battle millions of people face every day. She said during her Boutique of Hope launch…

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