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Actor and poet Omari Latif Hardwick grew up in Decatur, Georgia. His parents gave him a name to set a precedent – “Omari” means “most…

The recent proliferation of mainstream massage parlors across the country begs the question of the benefits of the therapy. Swedish massage is the most common…

Economic disparities can do more than just empty your pocket. They can inspire skipped doctor’s appointments and the gym, scrimping on drugs, delaying preventive care,…

As the holidays approach, the Obama administration has drummed up its efforts to educate the public on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Through press calls, a strong push in social media, and other methods, the Health Department has been dedicated in demystifying the the ACA and encouraging the use of the Health […]

“I’m not the person the media portrays me to be,” DMX says. “X is the bad guy. That’s not who I am. I’m not that…

Black men have higher rates of hypertension than men of other ethnic groups, but what does being raised in a single-parent home have to do…

Wednesday morning, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) presented new numbers, regarding the selection of plans by way of the Health Insurance Marketplace. Nearly 365,000 people chose plans through both state and federal marketplaces, adding positive numbers to the Affordable Care Act as it continues to smooth out the kinks of its […]

Most men just don’t like to go to the doctor. Though this habit, all by itself, is hurting black men, there’s an even more dangerous…

Oxytocin has long been deemed “the love hormone,” after its important role in social bonding has been documented. But now, researchers have performed a new…

Michael Clarke Duncan, the actor best known for his Oscar-nominated role alongside Tom Hanks in The Green Mile, died on September 3, 2012 due to…

President Barack Obama continues to inform the public about the many benefits of the Affordable Care Act. The latest message of his administration explains that 6 out of 10 uninsured African Americans who may be eligible for coverage may also qualify for financial assistance with Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and tax breaks […]

With over 40 million albums sold and a business empire that includes clothing, fragrances, sports bars, liquor, and hotels, and more, Jay Z has transformed…