Taraji P. Henson Knows firsthand about mental illness in the Black community and is trying to do something about it.

Taraji P. Henson, the well-known star of the hit series “Empire” knows all too well about the stigma surrounding mental health in African-American communities and its effect on families. Henson is on a mission to eradicate the stigma through the creation of a foundation dedicated to the cause.   The actress just launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of…