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He Cries Alone: Black Men and PTSD

By Ericka Blount Danois They’re crying out for help. But will anyone listen? They are African-American men, struggling with mental illness and post-traumatic stress disorder—many are veterans, but many more are civilians struggling in secret, ashamed. These are men like 26-year-old … Continue reading

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On Victory Drive, Soldiers Defeated by Debt

By Paul Kiel and Mitchell Hartman Seven years after Congress banned payday-loan companies from charging exorbitant interest rates to service members, many of the nation’s military bases are surrounded by storefront lenders who charge high annual percentage rates, sometimes exceeding … Continue reading

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