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

Dr. Lisa Newman

Black Women, Breast Cancer and Clinical Trials: Dr. Lisa Newman Breaks it Down

by Khadijah Carter

A breast cancer diagnosis is devastating. For some Black women, the good fortune of having an oncologist who also happens to be a Black... Read More

ebola

Will Ebola Increase Discrimination Against African Students?

by Jason Johnson

It is difficult to tell just how concerned Americans are about Ebola compared to how much the 24-hour-news networks are focusing on it. The... Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: AARP survey reveals concerns of African-Americans 50+

AARP Survey Reveals Concerns of African-Americans Over 50

by Souleo

Lack of affordable housing. The challenges of family caregiving. Age discrimination in the workplace. These are just some of the major concerns of African-American... Read More

Health Spotlight: Forget Me Not

Health Spotlight: Forget Me Not

by Tamara E. Holmes

When Frank Self of Waxhaw, N.C., noticed that his wife, Shirley, was becoming more and more forgetful a decade ago, he didn’t think much... Read More

breast cancer awareness

Breast Cancer & Black Women: Survivors Need Survivors

by Khadijah Carter

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that there are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors living in the U.S. in 2014.  According to... Read More

Black Women on the Art & Act of Surviving Breast Cancer [PHOTOS]

Black Women on the Art & Act of Surviving Breast Cancer [PHOTOS]

by Team Ebony

Join EBONY.com in saluting these brave, inspiring and strong women! Read on for their personal words of wisdom: Maimah Karmo,  41, Aldie, VA. Diagnosed... Read More

NYC Celebrates Spa Week!

NYC Celebrates Spa Week!

by Eeshé White

Spa Week founder Cheryl Reid was certainly onto something 10 years ago when she concocted a recipe for jaded New Yorkers to settle down... Read More

Khadijah Carter

To Be 28, Beautiful and… “You Have Breast Cancer”

by Khadijah Carter

One of my favorite quotes from Maya Angelou is: “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may... Read More