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.
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Although she was introduced to many of us in 2002 via her hit single “Foolish,”…
La La Anthony disucsses divorce from Carmelo Anthony, U.S. Department of Education announces loan forgiveness overhaul, and more in The Daily Rundown.
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.
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
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.”
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.
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.
Keshia Knight Pulliam says, “I do,” remains of missing Florida woman Miya Marcano discovered, and more in The Daily Rundown.
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.
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.