Continuing conversations on mental health in the Black community – By SHAWN BRYSON | PUBLISHED: Oakland Press, February 15, 2022

On January 21, just days before launching his music career, 26-year-old Ian Alexander Jr.— the son of Academy Award winning actress Regina King — died by suicide. A devastating loss for his family, friends and all who knew him, King’s death caused the topic of mental health in the Black community to rise once again…