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
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Mama Cax, born Cacsmy Brutus, was given only three weeks to live when she was diagnosed with bone (osteosarcoma) and lung cancer at 14 years old. Continue reading Fearless Amputee Mama Cax Encourages Others to Face Anything
Kareem and Claude became friends while attending Duke University. Both having many family members who passed away from diet-related illnesses or suffered from diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses, they often discussed doing something to address this issue. Continue reading The amazing CMO and CEO of Naturade/VeganSmart, a minority owned business
Atlanta-based psychiatrist Patrice A. Harris, MD, is the first black woman to become the American Medical Association’s (AMA) president. When Dr. Harris assumes her role in June this year, she will also be the Association’s first African-American female to hold that office.
Continue reading Making Strides in Health Care—AMA elects its first African-American woman president
The racial health disparity surrounding diabetes is on the rise. According to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, in the U.S. Black adults are almost twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes in comparison to white adults. Continue reading Viola Davis Spreads Awareness About Diabetes Through New Documentary