Our main focus is to heal the mental health of black men by delivering positive news, discussion topics on health, love, and life all while creating a community of supportive black men throughout the world.
Sir (noun) = used as a polite or respectful way of addressing a man, especially one in a position of authority.
Serenity (noun) = the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
Sir·en·i·ty = Bringing peace to the mental health of black men
Black men deal with many mental health situations that we never take the time to focus on. In society, black men are looked at as emotionless human beings who can endure anything. This is very far from the truth.
There are many black men who are dealing with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, schizophrenia, PTSD and many more mental health problems. When it goes to perception, we aren’t doing much to help it either. SirenityToday.com looks to change that as we set out to find solutions to many problems that affect the mental health of black men.
Graduating from American Intercontinental University in September 2007, Jerry White completed college with a Bachelors in Fine Arts and a minor in Marketing. Afterwards, he worked as a freelance graphic/web designer which lead him into a corporate job in his career field for 8 years.
During this time, Jerry White ended up building a entertainment site called WhyCauseICan.com which grew to be Atlanta’s most diverse music site. Even though, he was able to be around many successful people of high statuses and got to see much of the behind the scenes of the glitz and glam, the entertainment world still didn’t fulfill the much needed self-purpose in his life.
After taking some time out for himself and looking for information that pertained to the mental health of black men, he came to realize that the resources on this topic was very scarce. To top that off, many visuals on the news, continued to show black men as victims of police brutality, or wanted for crimes. Looking at the situation, one thing his parents always taught him is “If no one has created it, then create it”.