May 2, 2018
African American Mothers

Black mothers are dying: the toll of racism on maternal health

The recent, high-profile death of Erica Garner, a 27-year-old African-American mother of two — one of them a 4-month-old infant — is a tragic example of how […]
May 2, 2018

Yes, African-American Get Skin Cancer TOO!

People who have dark skin tones often believe they’re not at risk for skin cancer, but that is a dangerous misconception, says dermatologist Maritza I. Perez, […]
May 2, 2018

Impact of Oil Industry Pollution On African-American Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as […]
April 5, 2018

Adult Obesity in the US: Obesity Problems Affecting the African American Community

Introduction Food happens to be one enjoyable aspect in every culture. It brings people together and closer than ever, but it can also cause major issues […]