Wellness

Research shows African Americans are twice as likely to be infected with Hepatitis C but less likely to be treated for the virus.

Cedric “C.J.” Lofton was killed a day before his 18th birthday. He was suffering from a mental health crisis. He was promised by cops that he would be taken from his home to a mental health facility but he was sure he'd be taken to jail. He was sure he'd be killed. Despite his delirium, he was right on both counts.

Health

Herschel Walker spent a couple decades promoting so-called health products that his own companies, Renaissance Man, Inc. and American Consolidated Management Group, had to admit weren't supported by medical science.

News

A new federal study has found a sharp increase in affluent white minors who say they carry a handgun or have carried one before. It also revealed a decline in Black and Native American minors who say the same.

On February 1, the first day of Black History Month, West Virginia Delegate Danielle Walker (D-Monongalia), the only Black woman lawmaker in the state, received an email that included an image of a KKK member from now-former Berkeley County West Virginians For Life President Richard Demoske.

Nation

Tucker Carlson claimed that white opioid addicts are being ignored in order to change "the demographics of the country in a way that benefits the Democratic Party."

Black-eyed peas made its way over to the states during the Middle Passage where West African slaves were then forced to cultivate rice and beans on the same plantations that would enslave them for centuries

The Denver Post recently did a report on the issue and dropped some alarming statistics when it comes to the mental health of our brothers in Colorado. Since 2013, the outlet says that suicide amongst Black men in the state has nearly doubled from 10.2 suicides per 100,000 people to 20.2 suicides per 100,000 in 2020.

Grief can have a particular sting during the holidays, especially if it's the first year without a special someone. Grief can take many forms. And the loss of a loved one or the end of meaningful relationships can impact our ability to be in the holiday spirit.  

Creating cultural experiences and moments of joy in exchange for supporting Black transgender people provides an opportunity to build community. The new affiliate program offers access to high-quality gender-affirming wigs and tarot/astrology readings.  

Founded in 2019, For The Gworls has supported more than 300 requests for rental assistance and over 100 requests for medical funds. As of July 2021, the group has redistributed over $1.5 million in aid. Applications for support for affirmative surgery are expected to open in early 2022. 

Candace Owens somehow concluded that "extremely overweight" people supporting the COVID-19 vaccine didn't have any "self-awareness" and suggested because they're not skinny they don't have "authority" to encourage people to get vaccinated. Yes, really.