cancer

The Faces of Prostate Cancer: Four Black Men, Four Survivors

by #teamEBONY

As September draws to a close it’s important to remember that it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Typically, when one thinks of prostate cancer, it... Read More

[Black Mental Health Awareness] Confronting Depression

[Black Mental Health Awareness] Confronting Depression

by BestiesMD

In the current times filled with racial tensions, unnecessary deaths and terrorist attacks, it's easy to dismiss your feelings as appropriate responses. But if... Read More

Black Mental Health Awareness Month: There is A Void

Black Mental Health Awareness Month: There is A Void

by BestiesMD

Sisters and brothers, we have a problem! There is a void that we are struggling to satisfy — a hole so deep and multifaceted that it... Read More

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

by Kassandra Frederique

Every year, hundreds of thousands of family and friends bury loved ones because of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across the Unites States—... Read More

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

Black Kids Get Less Pain Medication in the ER than Whites

by #teamEBONY

Black children with acute appendicitis — a clearly painful emergency — are less likely than white children to get painkillers in the emergency room,... Read More

breast cancer awareness

Black Women Receive Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment and Care

by Madame Noire

We’ve known for some time that there are racial differences between the way Black women and White women experience breast cancer. Black women are... Read More

Where HIV and Prison Intersect

Where HIV and Prison Intersect

by The Root

Dec. 1 marked the 25th celebration of World AIDS Day, and Feminist Wire contributor Sandy Guillaume says there is still plenty of work to do. Recalling... Read More