Terrie Williams Co-founder of The Stay Strong Foundation in NYC -
Guest Speaker, Acclaimed Author, Mentor, Lecturer, Social Worker and
Entrepreneur (President of the Terrie Williams Agency -- One of the country's
premier lifestyle marketing and communications firms)
Scheduled to Release New Book "BLACK PAIN" In January 2008
By: Dr. Gatsby Melodi', PhD
Kansas City December 10, 2007 - TERRIE
WILLIAMS, PR Guru and Bestselling author
talked about her experiences with
depression and being a superwoman in the
June 2005 issue of ESSENCE Magazine.
"This book is an extension of that article"
Williams told me in a phone call from her
offices in New York City, about "Black Pain".
In the ESSENCE magazine article titled,
“Depression and the Superwoman,” as told
to journalist, Michelle Burford, Terrie
addressed hardships she has faced
balancing her successful career while
simultaneously fulfilling her own physical and
& A MUST READ
ON THE ISSUE OF DEPRESSION
With Forewords by
Mary J. Blige & Susan Taylor
“Black Pain shines a spotlight on the issue, getting the message
out that we must identify, understand, and seek the help we need
─Danny Glover, Actor/Activist
“It boldly confronts the reality of our pain head on, flowing like hot
lyrics over the perfect beat.”
─Sean “Diddy” Combs
“Black Pain shows us how to recognize that depression that may
be hidden away and deal with it. It pushes us to give a voice to the
pain without passing it on to others.”
“Terrie dares to bring out what so many have not had the courage
to confront, having learned that you can never heal until you expose
what hurts you. Black Pain is an opportunity to reach your
─Rev. Al Sharpton
“Black Pain takes a candid and in-depth look at depression in
black America. The book provides hope to those who battle with
the disease and offers an understanding for the friends and loved
ones who care for them. I highly recommend this book.”
─Bishop T.D. Jakes, Senior Pastor, The Potter’s House
“Black Pain is a wake up call, helping us see what happens when
we drop the ball on ourselves by neglecting our mental and
─Iyanla Vanzant, author and spiritual life coach
“Terrie Williams is the grand freedom fighter of her generation in
the realm of public relations within mass media. She has inspired
me for decades. This book reveals the depth of her courage and
compassion. Don’t miss it!”
─Dr. Cornel West, American Scholar/Princeton Univ professor
BY TERRIE M. WILLIAMS
“Today I don’t have to hide. I don’t have to pretend or lie."
"When we’re courageous enough to tell the truth about our
heartache, it’s as if we’re saying to others, ‘You’re not in
this by yourself,’”
-- TERRIE M. WILLIAMS.
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