Doctors Said This Dry Skin Condition Had No Cure, This Black Woman Proved Them Wrong

Imagine if your skin was so dry and flaky that it literally looked like fish scales. That was Mireille Pascal’s everyday. She had what is known as ichthyosis, a family of about 20 skin conditions that lead to dry skin and scaling. She was teased growing up and as an adult, wondered what it felt […]

Honoring John Witherspoon & How to Manage Celebrity Death

Legendary comedian John Witherspoon passed on October 30th at the age of 77. He made an impressionable mark on Black culture as the “funny father” from The Wayans Bros, Friday, Next Friday, Friday After Next, Martin, I Got The Plug, and a plethora of comedic Black cinema. He is also known for his hilarious display of […]

Former NFL Pro Opens Crossfit Gym In Black Neighborhood

There are people who go to the gym and then there are people who do Crossfit. Not many who do Crossfit, however, happen to be Black. A former NFL running back and entrepreneur is changing that. His name is Jason Burns and his gym is Mettle Fitness. A Crossfit revolution is happening in a very […]

Michael Jordan Donates $7 Million To Fund Clinics For Uninsured & Underinsured

What can $7 million get you in 2019? If you happen to be uninsured or underinsured in the city of Charlotte, it can get you a new lease on life. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic was just unveiled, the first of two clinics that Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan will help to fund […]

Where Do Black Boys Go To Heal? Why Suicide is Sweeping Our Youth Away

She turned on the TV and saw her son on the news. The reporter exclaimed that a young man jumped in front of a train. Praying it was an accident and in recovery, the horrible truth came out that it  was death by suicide, where he thrust himself into a Pasadena train. A 24-year-old, African […]

Business Depression: Getting Out of the Dark Hole of Entrepreneurship

Working for yourself – the glorious gift that can bring forth opportunities and creativity that you never would have imagined. Since we live in a digital age, where we can see the results of other people instantaneously, too many believe that entrepreneurship allows us to stay in bed on our laptops,  grab lunch with friends […]

Tuesday’s Hot Products — Skincare To Pain Relief

Neter Gold literally covers every inch of your body. From eczema relief to beard care, deodorant to scalp care, this company has everything you need. Your skin is yours and you should give it the best. Neter Gold offers loc enhancing butter and acne relief products. In addition, they offer several products for kids! The company donates 10 […]

Black Couple Opens Cancer Support Center

Cancer is a serious issue in our community. The American Cancer Society estimated 202,260 new cancer cases and 73,030 cancer deaths for Blacks in 2019. We have “the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for most cancers.” As with any other problem we face, it’s up […]

Black Car Mechanic Shifts Gears, Becomes Medical Doctor At 47

Cover Photo: Dr. Carl Allamby talks to a patient about their medical history in the emergency department at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital. Allamby recently started working as an ER resident at Akron General. He’s a former mechanic and business owner who decided to become a doctor while in his 40s. July 8, 2019 (Gus […]

It’s Time to Destigmatize Mental Health in the Black Community

A careful study performed by researchers at Rutgers University detailed that African Americans had higher rates of both clinical and research-based diagnoses of schizophrenia. Research shows that African Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as white Americans. African Americans in treatment present higher than expected rates of diagnosed schizophrenia in […]