A Tribe Called Black is a grassroots organization and growing community, that is prioritizing Black and Brown individuals - learning, connecting, healing and building cultural wealth by prioritizing the experiences of persons of color.

Ebony, Founder & Chief Trainer

Ebony Flint founded "A Tribe Called Black," a peer support initiative to promote well-being and create cultural wealth in her community.

Ebony grew up in the projects in Boston and identifies as a trauma survivor, having overcome the struggles of life with continuous sexual and emotional abuse from a very young age. Ebony is passionate about teaching strategies to help others navigate and address emotional and/or mental distress and other challenges as both a parent of a child with special needs and a person who has overcome traumatic experiences alone. 

Ebony is also highly skilled in program development, training, and group facilitation. Ebony is a board member of the Council Against Institutional & Psychiatric Abuse (CAIPA). This council is the advisory board for the Disability Law Center. She has experience working with people both within the community and in hospital settings. Ebony is a Certified Peer Specialist, a Peer Group Facilitator for Alternatives to Suicide and Hearing Voices Network, and a Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitator. 


When not at work, Ebony enjoys sarcastic shirts, UFC, spending time with her daughter, traveling, and listening to music—especially rap.