Help! My Child Is Expressing Suicidal Thoughts: Tips for Black Parents

What To Do When Your Child Expresses Suicidal Thoughts: Tips for Black Parents Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for African American children and adolescents in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Change begins here and we encourage you to take the following warning signs very […]

Black People Here Die Of Cancer At Alarming Rates, No One Seems To Care

There is a place in America where Black people dying of cancer is alarmingly normal. It’s called “Cancer Alley” but of late the locals are calling it “Death Alley” because of the severity of the matter — even the water is poisonous by now. St. James Parish, Louisiana, according to census figures, has a little […]

Black Children & Suicide: Why Are Our Young Kings and Queens Killing Themselves?

When it comes to suicide and suicide attempts in elementary school-aged children, the topic is not well-discussed, despite a recent increase in the suicide rate among US Black children. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general […]

Former NBA Player Masterminds $100 Million Cannabis Company

Legal marijuana is currently a $40 billion industry. It’s growing rapidly as more and more states across the country opt for cannabis legalization. It’s now legal medically in 33 states and recreationally in 10. Former Indiana Pacers 1st round draft pick Al Harrington is quickly becoming a major player in the industry with his cannabis […]

She Came To The US With Only $300, She Just Opened An Independent Pharmacy

Emlah Tubuo arrived in the United States with only $300. She worked to get an education, secured a home and has built a family. Now Tubuo has built her own business — Powell Pharmacy, just outside of Columbus, Oh. Black women leave us in awe each day, as they defy all odds. Tubuo is no […]

After 3 Kids This Black Mom Got Her Midsection Back; Her Product Is Helping Other Moms Do The Same

TQ Evans had given birth to three babies and well after pregnancy, her mid-section still hadn’t snapped back. Her abdominal muscles remained separated by a condition known as diastasis recti. The result is a protruding belly bulge, known as a “pooch” or “mommy-tummy.” About two-thirds of all pregnant women have it, and many women continue […]

Black Owned Urgent Care Helping To Curb Violence On Chicago’s South Side

There are several urgent cares around but it’s doubtful that many are Black owned and aim to reduce violence in Black communities. The Premier Health Urgent Care and OCC-Health Center recently opened on Chicago’s South Side and will offer affordable, quality care. In addition, it will donate a portion of profits to the Project Outreach […]

Two Black Entrepreneurs Open Wellness Studio That Services Black Mental Health Needs

Darian Hall made it to adulthood without having ever met his father. When he finally did, he was confronted with a range of emotions and that sparked conversations with other men. Those conversations made it clear that men needed a safe space to talk and work through things. Darian reached out to a good friend […]

3 Natural Personal Care Brands You Should Switch To

Let me guess, you still buy whatever basic soaps and personal care products they sell at WalMart or the grocery store. It’s 2019 — time to know better and do better. After all, we’re grownups now and not limited to the stuff our parents bought! What you put on your skin and hair is a […]

He Played Just 3 NBA Games Because of Mental Health, Now He Has Second Chance In Ice Cube’s Big 3

On Wednesday the Big3 held its annual draft in Las Vegas. The overall number one pick was Royce White, a former first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. White was very open about his Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) at the time and advocated for a more robust mental health policy in the NBA. Ultimately, […]