Black women face a 40% increased risk of mortality from breast cancer despite having a 4% lower incidence rate of breast cancer compared to white women. Some types of cancer, such as triple-negative breast cancer — an aggressive form of the disease — is  more prevalent among Black women and tends to be harder to treat. This can contribute to poorer outcomes compared to other racial and ethnic groups.

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NewsOne's Special Series on Black child suicide examines the impact on Black girls.

A Black medical school student decried false beliefs in healthcare about skin color and pain.

The "Black Panther" actress is one of many Black public figures who are openly questioning the safety and effectiveness of a COVID-10 vaccine.

While placing a Black person in positions of power is not the cure-all to reverse 400 years of systemic racism, the time to account for the sins of the past is now.