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... Read More

Choice Under Fire

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, “Dad’s princess #︎♥︎beat at... Read More

Fighting Breast Cancer Through Living and Giving

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... Read More

Turning a Health Crisis Into an Opportunity to Give in Africa

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... Read More

A Slow Roll on the Bike Path to Healing

A Slow Roll on the Bike Path to Healing

by Evan F. Moore

Olatunji Oboi Reed had a typical all-American upbringing. Like most kids, a bicycle was his first means of transportation. And although he eventually grew... Read More

Through Thick & Thin: B. Smith, Husband Talk Living with Alzheimer’s

Through Thick & Thin: B. Smith, Husband Talk Living with Alzheimer’s

by Urban Housecall Doctors

Last year, B. Smith and Dan Gasby– her husband of 23 years, made an announcement that shocked all of us who have followed her... Read More

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

by Erica Watson

"Big Sassy Black women in Church Dresses are my favorite thing in the world. But I’m really selfish and I want to keep you... Read More

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Mental Health Professionals Balance Recovery and Resourcefulness

by Katrina L. Rogers

Hurricane Katrina wasn’t the biggest thing on the mind of Loretta Jones. That honor went to the wedding of her daughter, Lauren, who got... Read More

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome?

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome?

by Cindy George

Tatyana Rhodes didn’t grow up afraid of anybody. Even last year, when the Texas teenager’s social media feeds became a window into the ugly,... Read More

Young, Healthy and Black

Young, Healthy and Black

by Nina Malkin

The media paints a bright picture of “generation nice,” the 80 million or so Americans born between 1980 and 2000, but millennials—and 20-somethings in... Read More