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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.
01/28/2022

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

Bottoms up!
06/02/2021

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.
03/25/2021

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.
12/21/2020

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

The NBA icon wants to bring focus to Black health issues.
12/11/2020

Study Suggests Attending an HBCU Could Be Better For Your Health

Research shows Black alumni may have lower health risks.
11/11/2020

Breast Cancer Survivor Shelley Barnes Shares Her Story

She says she's an "overcomer" after battling disease twice.
11/01/2015