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“Every 10 minutes someone in the U.S. dies by suicide. Every 19 minutes, someone is left to make sense of it,” according to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention.However in the African American community, many cannot make sense of the fact that from the 1980s to the early 1990s, the number of African American men between the ages of 15-24 committing suicide has increased by 83 percent according to the American Association of Suicidology.
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