Atlanta Medical Center Closes After A Century Of Providing Health Care For The Poor
The closure leaves city and state officials searching for a way to continue caring for nearby residents.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Why Black Men Face Unacceptable Disparities
Black men are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with and over twice as likely to die from the disease, but it doesn’t have to be this way.
COVID-19 Killed Rural Black, Latino Victims At Much Higher Rates Than Whites, Research Shows
Many living in poor rural communities lack access to healthcare facilities and information, researchers say.
Report: Cancer Deaths In Black People Decline, But Still Disproportionately High
Racial economic and social disparities are making it difficult for Blacks to close the health gap.
‘Give Your Community A Boost’: CDC Makes A Push To End COVID-19 And Get Us Back To A New Normal
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tools to help Black communities finally win the battle against the coronavirus.
Four Major Historical Examples of Racism in American Medicine
There are many examples of exploitation and mistreatment of Black people in the healthcare system. These are four of the most extreme.
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: How Black People Are Disproportionately Affected With The Virus & Antiquated Messaging
Even with all the advances in the treatment of HIV, African-Americans, especially Black women, have the highest numbers of new diagnoses compared to other racial or ethnic groups in the United States.
DaniLeigh and Daughter Both Test Positive for COVID-19
The singer-songwriter took to Twitter to reveal the diagnosis.
Wack 100 Suggests DJ Kay Slay’s Battle With COVID-19 Is Serious
According to The Game’s brother, the revered DJ is fighting for his life.
Stacey Abrams’ Organization Fair Fight Donates $1.3 Million To Help People Pay Off Medical Debts
She understands ‘firsthand’ how medical debt crushes poor Americans.