Diverse Expressions of Grief

Loss and Grief in the Black Community

As we celebrate and honor Black History Month, we are sharing a variety of resources with the goal of educating our community on the differences of grief and enhancing our efforts to better serve our communities. The following literature provides important perspectives and unique cultural considerations about grief in the Black community. The Relentlessness of …

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Christian Scripture and Rituals for Those who Grieve

To commemorate the Easter holiday on March 31st, this installment of the Diverse Expressions of Grief series will cover various Christian scripture and rituals that address loss and grief. After a brief background on Christianity, it will explore selections from songs, rituals, and scriptures intended to comfort both those who are deceased and those who …

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Ancient Aztec Perspective on Death and Afterlife

This is part of our Diverse Expression of Grief series, written by Hilary Dockray. This article is intended as an educational piece to share other cultures’ beliefs around death, grief, and the afterlife. By examining other cultures throughout our history, we can see how our current-day thoughts surrounding death and grief may have been shaped …

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