Jazmine Denise Thompson

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EBONY Community Connect: Spotlighting Sickle Cell

Closing out Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September, EBONY hosted the second Community Connect forum. Sponsored by Aflac and hosted by Jefferey Johnson, the virtual town hall featured Dr. Yasmin Tyler-Hill, Department Chair and Professor of Pediatrics at the Morehouse School of Medicine and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Aflac Incorporated Audrey Boone-Tillman.

EBONY Rundown: Maya Angelou to Be Featured on US Quarter, Resignation Numbers Climb at an Alarming Rate, and More

Megan Thee Stallion partners with Popeyes for new Hottie Sauce, Labor Department report reveals that workers are resigning at an alarming rate, and more in The Daily Rundown.

EBONY Exclusive: Ashanti Talks ‘Honey Girls’ and Pursuing Passions Outside of Music

Although she was introduced to many of us in 2002 via her hit single “Foolish,”…

EBONY Rundown: Department of Education Announces Overhaul of Loan Forgiveness Program, La La Anthony Breaks Silence on Divorce, and More

La La Anthony disucsses divorce from Carmelo Anthony, U.S. Department of Education announces loan forgiveness overhaul, and more in The Daily Rundown.

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Aveeno Baby Shines Light on Black Baby Skincare in Eczema Equity Campaign

Although Black children are 1.7 times more likely to develop eczema than their white counterparts, internet searches related to the skin condition are often dominated by images of Caucasian children.

EBONY Rundown: CDC Says 140,000 Children Orphaned by Pandemic, Syesha Mercado Reunited with Toddler Son, and More

Syesha Mercado’s son returns home, CDC report reveals 140,000 children face orphanhood due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more in The Daily Rundown

EBONY Rundown: Common Opens Recording Studio for Illinois Inmates, Fitness Influencer Ca’Shawn ‘Cookie’ Sims Reported Missing, and More

Common lends celebrity and resources to the opening of a recording studio inside of an Illinois correctional facility, fitness influencer Ca’Shawn “Cookie” Sims reported missing, and more in The Daily Rundown.

Stand Up To Cancer Dream Team to Tackle Colorectal Cancer Disparities

With $6 million in funding from Exact Sciences and $2 million from Providence, the SU2C Colorectal Cancer Health Equity Dream Team “will bring together leading researchers, patient advocates, community leaders, and clinicians to accomplish several goals, including improving colorectal cancer screening in medically underserved communities.”

Safeguard Your Heart From the Silent Assassin That Is Cardiovascular Disease

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death of all Americans. As of 2018, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, African-Americans are thirty percent more likely to die from heart disease than their white counterparts. Further, African-Americans are 40 percent more likely to experience high blood pressure, and African-American women, specifically, are 60 percent more likely to have high blood pressure.

EBONY Rundown: Board Votes to Posthumously Pardon Georga Floyd for 2004 Conviction, Georgia Mom Fatally Shot in Her Sleep, and More

Board votes to posthumously pardon George Floyd in 2004 conviction, Georgia mom shot dead while sleeping in her apartment, and more in The Daily Rundown.

EBONY Rundown: Keshia Knight Pulliam Ties the Knot, Body of Missing Florida Student Miya Marcano Discovered, and More

Keshia Knight Pulliam says, “I do,” remains of missing Florida woman Miya Marcano discovered, and more in The Daily Rundown.

EBONY Rundown: Study Finds Police-Related Deaths in U.S. Are Severely Underreported, Lizzo Offers Ted Talk on History of Twerking, and More

Porsha Williams is leaving RHOA, Lizzo traces the history of twerking for a Ted Talk, George Floyd’s sister calls on Biden to “step up” in regard to police reform, and more in The Daily Rundown.

EBONY Rundown: BLM Targeted in Third Swatting Incident, Megan Thee Stallion and Boyfriend Tapped for New Coach Campaign, and More

Megan The Stallion and friends tapped as the star of a new Coach campaign, BLM co-founder Melina Abdullah targeted in third swatting incident, and more in The Daily Rundown.

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