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Self-Care for Black People 101: Options Outside...

Living while Black. This is a term that is used to describe the reason why vast numbers of Black people face injustices and prejudices...

Losing to Win: The Horrors and Hope...

By Bekitembe Eric Taylor For Demetris Dennis Taylor, being overweight has been a lifetime problem. “I’ve always been big,” he said. “Even when I was in...

Getting More Black Doctors Could Be the...

Could more Black doctors save more Black lives? This question isn’t necessarily a new one, but it’s one that has gone a long time without...

Amid Her Own Battle With Alzheimer’s, B....

Roughly a year after former model and current restaurateur Barbara Smith, better known as B. Smith, opened up about her battle with Alzheimer’s disease,...

Deterioration of Poor People’s DNA Complicates Discussion...

A new study published by a group of prominent biologists and researchers is further complicating the usual discussions of how race and socioeconomic status...

‘Grain Brain’: Does Celiac Disease Affect Black...

By Tamiya King It's no secret that the typical American diet is filled with processed foods and an abundance of carbohydrates. As a result, more...

Discriminatory Practices in America Place a Price...

Even the quickest glance at America’s racially biased justice system unveils an institution geared towards discriminating against Black citizens. A similar look at public school...

Black People Have the Most To Lose...

What would it mean for Black people if the Supreme Court were to rule against Obamacare? As the court deliberates and the experts begin to...

Study: Racism May Be Leading to Greater...

The stress associated with feeling discriminated against could be having a negative effect on the health of Blacks, specifically on the kidneys, according to...

10 Leading Causes of Death for Black...

10. Alzheimer's Disease According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease is more prevalent among Blacks than whites. The organization predicts that over the next 30 years,...

Got Blood? Black Folks Across the Nation...

Five years ago, 12-year-old Kenney Moore suffered a stroke because of sickle cell anemia. He’s been battling the genetic disease that affects 1 in...