Wellness

Health

In my study, the primary reasons Black young adults consider suicide could be grouped into three main categories.

Cannabis has numerous therapeutic benefits, including alleviating chronic pain, depression and anxiety, fighting cancer, aiding PTSD, and reducing the likelihood of drug and alcohol addiction relapse.

To mark Black Maternal Health Week, we joined Baby Dove at Brooklyn eatery KOKOMO for a lesson in Black doula work from Sista Midwife.

Wellness

This month provides an opportunity to break stigmas and replenish oneself. From eating breakfast to getting a good night's sleep, self-care can help improve your mental state and overall well-being.

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

Police Brutality

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.

Race Matters

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."

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.

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.