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[ASK B. SCOTT]
'I've Never Been Touched!'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott, I’m getting ready to go to college and I’m super excited, but I’m also nervous because it’s supposed to be the... Read More

Emily B

Reality Star Emily B Talks Teen Pregnancy

by #teamEBONY

Last night in Houston, DJ Amanda Seales and VH1's Emily B hosted a roundtable Q&A on teen pregnancy as part of Planned Parenthood's National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.... Read More

New York City’s Teen Pregnancy Rate Plummeted After High Schools Expanded Access To Plan B

New York City’s Teen Pregnancy Rate Plummeted After High Schools Expanded Access to Plan B

by #teamEBONY

The teen pregnancy rate in New York City dropped by 27 percent over the last decade, a statistic that city officials credit to teens’ expanded access... Read More

Less Teen Pregnancies

Less Teen Pregnancies

by #teamEBONY

If there was ever a time to doubt the importance of sex education, now isn’t it. According to the Center for Disease Control, the... Read More

Tips for Keeping Teens Safe from Abuse

Tips for Keeping Teens Safe from Abuse

by Arcynta Ali Childs

7 Things Every Teen Should Know Everyone deserves the right to be in a safe and healthy relationship. A healthy relationship is based on... Read More

‘Break the Cycle’ and Help Teens Understand that ‘Love is Respect’

‘Break the Cycle’ and Help Teens Understand that ‘Love is Respect’

by Arcynta Ali Childs

She won’t go into the details of the abuse. The sweet words that turned sour, the slaps, the bites, the pushes that turned into... Read More

Black Girl Stigmatized:
Destiny Jones and Critical Conversations about Safe Sex

Black Girl Stigmatized:
Destiny Jones and Critical Conversations about Safe Sex

by Josie Pickens

Social media sites were abuzz recently with photographs that Destiny Jones (daughter of rapper Nas) posted to her Twitter account.  One photograph revealed a bedside... Read More