Black Americans are disproportionately vulnerable to the coronavirus. According to the National Urban League, Black Americans are 3 times more likely than White Americans to get the coronavirus, and twice as likely to die from it.
By Connie Russell | C. L. Russell Group, LLC
L. Russell Group, LLC (CLRG) is a woman-owned small business full-service workforce training company. Specializing in workforce training, content development, performance assessment and quality assurance. CLRG, like many other small businesses, is learning to persevere in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading How We’re Surviving through the Pandemic
By Maura Hohman
The day before she turned 30 and had planned to leave for a celebratory vacation, Sharonda Vincent felt a lump on her left breast while in the shower.
The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful—it can be difficult to cope with fear and anxiety, changing daily routines, and a general sense of uncertainty.Continue reading Supporting Mental Health During These Times
Derrick Johnson is the President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
The event included a Dwayne Johnson-hosted concert with performances by Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Coldplay and Chloe x Halle Continue reading World Leaders, Stars Raise $7 Billion at Event Aimed at Fighting Virus
On the evening of May 25, near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, rapper Waka Flocka tweeted that he was going to dedicate his life to suicide prevention and mental illness. This tweet likely stemmed from the reminder of his deceased brother’s upcoming birthday, which would happen less than a week later. Continue reading This Rapper is Joining the Fight for Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention
From doctors and nurses to grocery store clerks and pharmacists, our essential workers are showing up every day to keep us safe and healthy during this time. Continue reading Unique Ways to Thank your Essential Workers
The actor, writer and director purchased goods for elderly shoppers at 44 Kroger stores in Atlanta and 29 Winn-Dixie stores in Louisiana. Continue reading ‘Atlanta Angel’ Tyler Perry Paid For Seniors’ Groceries At More Than 70 Stores
Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Continue reading October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams has paid for over 500 mammograms for women—because, to him, the issue is personal. Continue reading NFL Football Star Pays For 500 Mammograms to Honor His Mother