Getting and Staying Skinny… the Right Way

Getting and Staying Skinny… the Right Way

by Genese Cage

I can remember three distinct times I’ve been “skinny” in my whole life. The first was freshman year at Savannah State University. I spent... Read More

‘I Just Had an Abortion’

‘I Just Had an Abortion’

by Tasha Fierce

Last month, I had an abortion. I’ve been a strident advocate for a woman’s right to choose since I was a pre-teen, and it’s... Read More

Surviving My Suicide Attempt

Surviving My Suicide Attempt

by Glennisha Morgan

During my senior year of high school, I tried to commit suicide. I took a handful of a concoction of my mother’s prescribed medicine... Read More

EBONY Presents: Life on Purpose
with Cynthia Bailey
Part 1. Fitness

EBONY Presents: Life on Purpose
with Cynthia Bailey
Part 1. Fitness

by #teamEBONY

When you live life on purpose, you are able to achieve a higher level of forward thinking and innovation. Easier said than done? Or... Read More

titi branch miss jessies

When Suicide Comes Calling

by Kasey Woods

In the wake of Miss Jessie's founder Titi Branch's death, we are going through the same stage of collective grieving that always follows a... Read More

HIV/AIDS: Where We Stand in the Fight

HIV/AIDS: Where We Stand in the Fight

by #teamEBONY

Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, Blacks are still suffering disproportionately from the disease. At 13 percent of the national... Read More

Race Still Matters:
Social Services

Race Still Matters:
Social Services

by #teamEBONY

Health equals wealth. And for many in our communities, low-income populations suffer from low-income health care as well. What can we do internally to... Read More

Jamekia Davis

When a Friend is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

by Khadijah Carter

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, it can be one of the most frightening times in her life. When she shares this... Read More

Tracey Easton

Fighting Breast Cancer: One Black Woman’s Clinical Trial Journey

by Khadijah Carter

When Tracey Easton was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2013, she spoke to three medical oncologists to discuss her treatment options. The... Read More

“I Lost My Mom to Metastatic Breast Cancer”

“I Lost My Mom to Metastatic Breast Cancer”

by Khadijah Carter

Carolina Panthers’ running back DeAngelo Williams is known for making a huge impact on and off the football field. In 2009, five years after... Read More