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Strong & Silent: Breaking the Stigma of Abuse Because Black Men Are Victims, Too

October is National Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, and in this revisited March 2017 article, the author reminds us that victims are not always female.

Black Men and Mental Illness Can Be a Barbershop Conversation, Too

Barbershops are where brothers talk about almost everything. One subject, however, seems to be taboo, and it’s an important one that needs much more exposure in the Black community: mental health. We revisit this informative and insightful October 2015 article on World Mental Health Day, October 10.

In Her Words: Vanessa Bell Calloway Shares Her Breast Cancer Survival Story

In this installment of our recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we revisit this October 2016 exclusive article in which the actress details her cancer journey.

How Yara Shahidi Became Inspired to Stand Up Against Breast Cancer

Thoughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are revisiting articles that focus on the subject, such as this one from October 2017. Shahidi is now the star of the Freeform series ‘grown-ish.’

Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Should Know About Your First Mammogram

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we will be reposting articles that focus on the subject. This one is from October 2017.

Mathew Knowles Reveals His Breast Cancer Diagnosis

The entertainment executive, along with ‘Shaft’ star Richard Roundtree, is another male survivor of breast cancer. Read his American Heart Association News story to learn of his journey since being diagnosed earlier this year.

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Kings’ De’Aaron Fox Honors His Mom’s Breast Cancer Fight

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, we will be revisited articles throughout the month, such as this one from October 2018, that focus on the subject.

NFL’s McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Disease [VIDEO]

Throughout September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we are revisiting articles that focus on the subject; this one is from September 2014. The beloved aunt referenced in the post and pictured above with her nephews lost her battle with the disease in early 2019.

Black Hair and Biotin: Can This Vitamin Really Help Your Hair Grow?

‘America’s Nutrition Coach’ says biotin will help hair grow, but diet is also a factor in this article originally published in February 2014

Hope for Sickle Cell Warriors: A Cure Exists and Support from the Black Community Could Help Save More Lives

On September 21, World Marrow Donor Day will celebrate the 35 million donors worldwide united against cancer. Join the fight and register today.

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