You can’t just snap out of depression. You can’t just snap out of recurring sadness. You can know all of the things you are supposed to do to feel better, and still not do them…Because ya know, depression is a soul sucking monster.
We have to learn how to better leverage our privilege by centering the stories and experiences of our friends of color, and demanding better for them. It’s not always easy, it’s not always pretty, but it is always the choice we have to make.