Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

by Dr. Renee Matthews

What are food deserts and why do they exist? Is it because the foods are deserting the neighborhoods? That is exactly what is happening in… Read More

Five Ways to Unwind Without Netflix or Naps<br />

Five Ways to Unwind Without Netflix or Naps

by Blavity.com

Life can be tiring when you’re trying to be great. Overworking… Read More

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

by Tiffany Walden

Daniel Robinson knew it was only a matter of time before he was diagnosed with something. With a 72-year-old father who suffers from hypertension… Read More

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

by Shantell E. Jamison

According to a study conducted by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, children saw substantially more television advertising for unhealthy… Read More

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

by Shantell E. Jamison

Guy Anthony is a man who wants to make a difference. We all do to a degree, but Guy is taking his dreams a step further. "I’ve… Read More

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

PrEP and Beyond: HIV/AIDS & Black, Gay Men

by Terrence Chappell

Last month, a new study conducted by the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco found that 100% of study participants taking the HIV prevention… Read More

Choice Under Fire<br />

Choice Under Fire

by Renee Bracey Sherman

While driving through Memphis, Tenn., last spring, Cherisse Scott passed anti-abortion billboards, paid for by Prolife Across America, which stated… Read More

Fighting Breast Cancer Through Living and Giving<br />

Fighting Breast Cancer Through Living and Giving

by Shantell E. Jamison

“If it comes back a third time, I’m gonna live my life to the fullest, and bless as many people as I can until the day HE calls me home.” I’ve… Read More

Turning a Health Crisis Into an Opportunity to Give in Africa<br />

Turning a Health Crisis Into an Opportunity to Give in Africa

by Demetria Irwin

Nana Eyeson-Akiwowo was living in New York -- an ocean away from her parents, who had moved back to their homeland of Ghana when she got the call:… Read More

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