Couple Opens Country’s First Black-Owned Cancer Center

The center provides free programs for cancer patients and their loved ones. A couple from Philadelphia is ensuring that cancer patients and their loved ones have access to quality healthcare and support. According to Because of Them We Can,...

Black Founder Creates Meditation App For People Of Color

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New Children’s Book, “Gabe & His Green Thumb,” is a Must-Read For Young Black Boys

Washington, DC — David Miller knows only eighteen percent of Black fourth graders read proficiently. Likewise, he’s aware that it’s increasingly difficult to find quality children’s books by authors of color. Miller is counting on his newest work, Gabe & His Green Thumb, to be...

What’s Going On? Black Children Between the Ages of 5 and 11 Are Committing Suicide More Than Whites and Experts Don’t Know Why

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Black children in America are having a hard time of it, as studies point to an increase in suicides. In a community where suicide is not viewed as a “Black thing,” and discussions about mental health are often viewed as taboo or...

After Deaths, Black Travelers Are Canceling The Dominican Republic

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The head of tourism in the Dominican Republic has insisted that was no cause for alarm after at least 10 deaths and dozens of mystery sicknesses. Written By Megan Sims The recent string of suspicious deaths...

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

According to a report on the state of obesity, approximately 47.8 percent of African-Americans are obese compared to 32.6 percent of Whites. What’s equally startling is that 35.1 percent of African-American children ages 2 to 19 are overweight. ByJazz Keyes

A History Of Calls For Reparations For Descendants Of Slaves

Is anything different now? It’s a question being asked more frequently of Democrats running for the 2020 presidential nomination. Many have expressed varying degrees of support for reparations, giving the idea the greatest prominence it’s ever had among leading politicians. Although the notion of...

Don’t Believe The Myth That Black Fathers Are Not There For Their Children

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African-American fathers are involved, teaching their kids how to navigate the pitfalls of being Black in America. Black men are victims of a myth that paints them as the most irresponsible and chronically absentee fathers in the nation. The...

Still The Most Ignored Demographic: Single, Black Fathers

by Samara Lynn One of the first articles I ever had published was a feature story I wrote many years ago on growing up with a single, black father. “Oprah doesn’t do stories on single, black dads,” I wrote. I complained...


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