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World AIDS Day: What You Should Know

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 01, 2017

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, and every year the nation dedicates the day to spreading awareness about the disease. The disease is spread... Read More

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It’s Time to #MakeHIVHistory with Kelly Rowland and Johnson & Johnson

by Bianca Garwood   Dec 01, 2017

Thirty-four years after its initial discovery in 1983, HIV/AIDS continues to be one of the most pressing issues of our time. Though the U.S.... Read More

Big Sean Gives Back During Footlocker’s ‘Week of Greatness’

Big Sean Gives Back During Footlocker’s ‘Week of Greatness’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 22, 2017

On Tuesday, rapper Big Sean, surprised children in Detroit with a special footwear package courtesy of Foot Locker. The “I Know” musician presented students... Read More

New Book Places Spotlight on Empowering Women

New Book Places Spotlight on Empowering Women

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 15, 2017

A best-selling author has coined a book meant to inspire women to live authentically. Jo Saxton wrote, The Dream of You: Let Go of Broken... Read More

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Depression and the Black Superwoman Syndrome

by Josie Pickens   Nov 13, 2017

After reading the news of For Brown Girls creator Karyn Washington’s passing, I immediately went to tapping away on the keys of my laptop.... Read More

Pastor Otis Moss III Shares 3 Ways to Get Involved in the Green Revolution

Pastor Otis Moss III Shares 3 Ways to Get Involved in the Green Revolution

by Pastor Tyler Sit   Nov 13, 2017

Chicago’s South Side gets more media coverage for its gun violence than for its gardens, but Trinity United Church of Christ is telling a different story.... Read More

Mental Health Framework Launched to Support College Students of Color

Mental Health Framework Launched to Support College Students of Color

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 10, 2017

The Jed Foundation (JED) and The Steve Fund have launched a framework of strategies that colleges can use to face disparities regarding mental health... Read More

In New Book, Pastor Details ’12 Steps to an Extremely Happy Life’

In New Book, Pastor Details ’12 Steps to an Extremely Happy Life’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 09, 2017

A prominent Chicago pastor has penned a book that claims to get readers to happiness in just 12 steps. With his new book, Rev. Derrick... Read More

Make You Great Again: 5 Tips for a Better Life

Make You Great Again: 5 Tips for a Better Life

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 07, 2017

Life can be tough, but we must remember that happiness and most importantly, peace is and always will be a choice. Very little is... Read More

#MeToo Results in Campaign for Those Struggling with PTSD

#MeToo Results in Campaign for Those Struggling with PTSD

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 06, 2017

There’s a new campaign now. Last month, millions of women took to social media to post two words: #metoo, Huff Post reports. The words... Read More