Black Women's Evolution to Becoming Resilient

Discussion with Stacy Graham-Hunt on her book "Processing Pain."

Stacy Graham-Hunt, a New Haven native, is an author and award-winning columnist, honored by the National Association of Black Journalists for her stories about race and identity. She is passionate about Black people telling their own stories and preserving their own history. She's shared her own stories about overcoming failed relationships, humiliation and shame on her blog,, which she later published as a book, Processing Pain.
Stacy is the membership director for the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and has also worked in marketing and community engagement roles for Bad Boy Records, MTV, Morgan Stanley and General Motors. She is also a licensed cosmetologist in the State of Connecticut.  

You can find Stacy's articles about her family, the arts, culture and growing up as a young Black woman in predominantly white spaces syndicated in 5 major Hearst-owned newspapers throughout the state, including the New Haven Register and the Connecticut Post.  A boy-mom with two sons, Stacy is a graduate of Hopkins School, has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University and a master’s degree in journalism from Quinnipiac University. She is also an alumna of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University.

Follow her on social media @stacyreports, and to receive a free electronic copy of her book "Processing Pain, send her an email at