Howard University and Georgetown University will launch a medical humanities center aimed at reducing health inequities.

A statue honoring Henrietta Lacks’ contributions to medical research will rise in her hometown of Roanoke, Virginia.

A new book captures the unsung stories of pioneering Black men who became the country’s first paramedics.

Deloitte US is committing $1.5 billion toward advancing social equity.

Baby Dove has doubled its investment in the Black Birth Equity Fund to address the Black maternal health crisis.

Track and field Olympian Allyson Felix has teamed up with Pampers for an initiative designed to address the Black maternal health crisis.

The LeBron James Family Foundation unveiled plans to open an Akron-based medical facility to ensure healthcare is affordable and accessible.

Scholar Zindzi Thompson has made history as the youngest Black woman to graduate from Meharry Medical College.

Dr. Joyce Yerwood—the first Black woman physician in Fairfield County—will have a street named in her honor.

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $12 million to a nonprofit dedicated to eliminating medical school expenses for BIPOC students.

The Black Future Co-op Fund has donated $1.05 million to Black women-led organizations on the frontlines fighting for justice in Washington.

NBA player Bismack Biyombo is donating his entire 2022 salary to build a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.