Community Voices

A Main Street Icon: Manchester Barber Shop

Nowadays at Manchester Barber Shop, you’ll find Pam Marvasti cutting hair at the chair closest to the door. That’s because, since June 2019, she’s been the owner of the barbershop, and has chosen to follow tradition.

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Are We Neglecting The Needs of Our Black and Brown Girls: Part III

On a national level, the suicide rates are increasing among Black girls, according to The New York Times. In the latest study from the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, it reported that “that just over 1,800 Black children died by suicide between 2003 and 2017, and while most of the deaths were among boys, especially those ages 15 to 17, the gender gap is narrowing.”

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