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OPINION: Preventing Suicide and Caring For Black Men’s Mental Health The Right Way

The tragic loss of Regina King’s son, Ian Alexander Jr., is a stark reminder of how important it is to understand what is behind the disproportionate number of Black men who choose to end their lives.

Ashanti's New Song Gets Better the More You Drink Water

Bottoms up!

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith Explains Why the White House’s Multiple Vaccine Initiatives Are Starting At The Community Level

How the White House plans to build vaccine confidence.

Morehouse School of Medicine Dean Takes Coronavirus Vaccine On CNN, Urging Black People To Trust Science

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice says the vaccine is safe.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Once Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer, He Says In Op-Ed

The NBA icon wants to bring focus to Black health issues.

Study Suggests Attending an HBCU Could Be Better For Your Health

Research shows Black alumni may have lower health risks.

Breast Cancer Survivor Shelley Barnes Shares Her Story

She says she's an "overcomer" after battling disease twice.