Black Twitter Gets The Reason why Shaqueesha’s Role Is Important On #TheQueenMzansi. Wednesday’s episode of Mzansi Magic’s ‘The Queen’ some key moments.
Wednesday’s episode of Mzansi Magic’s ‘The Queen’ some key moments. Thato gave Siyanda some pretty good advice. Shaqueesha has been having a hard time with her mental illness, thus the Maake’s are trying to get her help. She, however, seems to have gotten worse.
Black Twitter reacts to the current state that Shaqueesha is in. Some people feel as if the character is important because she bring awareness to the issue of mental illness, especially among black people. “I think many people are missing the point that [The Queen] is trying to push with the whole Shaq story…they are basically telling black people about mental health and most don’t realise this. Schizophrenia is a real thing and it affects many people,” says one tweep.
One tweep says, “I know I said Shaqueesha character is unnecessary, now I see the importance of her character cause our communities tends to downplay mental illness. We are impatient with mentally ill people and rather abuse them…” One tweep says, “Many people don’t know what patients with mental illness go through and how tough it is for a family that has someone suffering from a mental illness especially if they default on their treatment or not yet diagnosed…” One tweep says, “The Shaq part is about mental illness and how we perceive it and react to iill people. Also the importance of regular intake of medicine…”
by Alexandra Ramaite