“It really upsets me how racist psychiatry & education is that none of my teachers ever caught on that I had ADHD when I showed very obvious signs & instead punished me. So few black kids are diagnosed with ADHD especially black women it’s maddening.”

“It really upsets me how racist psychiatry & education is that none of my teachers ever caught on that I had ADHD when I showed very obvious signs & instead punished me. So few black kids are diagnosed with ADHD especially black women it’s maddening.”


    Trade between modern-day Iran and African countries goes back several hundred years. But slavery in Iran spanned two major periods, Mirzai discovered: the Qajar dynasty (1795-1925) and the early years of the Pahlavi dynasty (1925-1979).

    Iranian-Canadian scholar Behnaz Mirzai has spent 20 years researching the African diaspora in Iran, a little-known slice of Iranian history