CVS to Ditch All Sun Tanning Products!

CVS to Ditch All Sun Tanning Products!

by Noel Walker

On a mission to bring awareness to skin health and potential sun damage CVS will rid it's shelves of all sun tanning products under SPF 15. Read More

Organ Donor

Organ Donation: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

by Tomika Anderson

Sometimes love has the power to be lifesaving in ways one could never expect. Just ask Spring, Texas-based human resources manager Dwight Deserne. Five... Read More

Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

Micah’s Voice: Raising Hope During National Autism Awareness Month

by LaShieka Hunter

April is National Autism Awareness Month and Sharhonda Stockman, wife of R&B singer and Boyz II Men member Shawn Stockman, is extremely busy. She... Read More

Planned Parenthood

Shonda Rhimes Joins National Board for Planned Parenthood

by Danielle Pointdujour

Each week, millions tune in to watch the intricate story lines created by Shonda Rhimes come to life on their television screens, but Rhimes... Read More

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

Rise Up: A Story of Faith, Fighting, Family and Healing

by Shanita Hubbard

“Im going to be very honest. This doesn’t look good.” “Doesn’t look good as in I can die?” I asked half shocked but fully... Read More

Rhonda McCullough-Gilmore

Bernie Mac’s Widow Opens Up About How She’s Keeping His Legacy Alive Today

by Andrea V. Watson

They say behind every great man is a great woman. In the late comedian and actor Bernie Mac’s case, that great woman was his... Read More

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

by Jazz Keyes

African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in... Read More

Alzheimer's Disease

Study Shows African-Americans Prone to Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

by Danielle Pointdujour

A study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic, published in the February issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, may show some insights into... Read More

Auntie Fee Q Worldstar

[Doctors’ Notes] Now is the Time to Fight Off Heart Disease

by Urban Housecall Doctors

We were all shocked to learn that viral video cooking star, Felicia ‘Auntie Fee’ Odell passed away suddenly over the weekend. The cause of... Read More

Stacie J.

How ‘The Apprentice’ Star Stacie J. Survived A Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm

by Erickka Sy Savané

Stacie J. is a fighter. Some of us may remember seeing her duking it out on Season 2 of NBC’s ‘The Apprentice.’ But that... Read More