Jordin Sparks Wants You to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

‘American Idol’ winner Sparks lost a relative to sickle cell disease and now encourages everyone to know their status. During September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we are reposting articles, such as this one from October 2018, that focus on the malady.


In Brief: D.C. Has Biggest Black Homeowner Jump; Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush May Buy Marlins

Washington D.C. Sees Largest 15-Year Increase in Black Homeownership Although African-American homeownership has been shown…

Stephen Curry goes the extra mile to help stop malaria

Stephen Curry Battles Malaria

After his electrifying run in the NBA playoffs, Warriors guard Stephen Curry became an authentic…