Tag: Health

Black Communities Need To Speak More Openly About Their Health

Source: Alex Wong / Getty Over the past year, the fight for voting rights has felt like an epic struggle. Since early 2021, when a Republican-led voter suppression effort in Georgia gave way to copycat legislation all across the US, my organization Black Voters… Continue Reading “Black Communities Need To Speak More Openly About Their Health”

Senate Rejects Women’s Health Protection Act, Putting Abortion Rights At High Risk

Abortion is one of the most heavily debated topics throughout the nation, with one side viewing it as premeditated murder and the other half seeing it as a women’s personal choice of whether or not to bear the responsibility of bringing a life into… Continue Reading “Senate Rejects Women’s Health Protection Act, Putting Abortion Rights At High Risk”

PMS Empowerment: Two Period Experts Share How To Manage Your PMS Symptoms

Source: supersizer / Getty Sponsored By Always PMS. It’s the three-letter abbreviation that’s known to spark discomfort when it’s that time of the month. Although some of us may not experience symptoms as drastically as others, it’s important to remember that PMS can actually… Continue Reading “PMS Empowerment: Two Period Experts Share How To Manage Your PMS Symptoms”

Racism And Fear Are Forcing More Black Women To Give Birth Outside Of Hospitals

Source: StefaNikolic / Getty   Community birthing has always been a part of the American experience for Black women.  But a recent report suggests more women of color are turning their backs on traditional healthcare deciding to give birth at birthing centers or at… Continue Reading “Racism And Fear Are Forcing More Black Women To Give Birth Outside Of Hospitals”

Elaine Welteroth Hosts Instagram Fundraiser For Abortion Funds

Source: FRANCOIS PICARD / Getty Journalist and former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth celebrated her first Mother’s Day with a fundraiser to help people access abortion services. As of 8 p.m. eastern Sunday evening, the Instagram post raised $10,345.69 for the National Network of… Continue Reading “Elaine Welteroth Hosts Instagram Fundraiser For Abortion Funds”

Officials Break Ground On Mental Health Facility In West Baltimore

City and state leaders gathered Wednesday to break ground on a new mental health facility in West Baltimore. Currently located in the Gywnn Oak area, the KEYS Community Healing Village, aims to support the younger generation as they navigate throughout life. “KEYS Empowers, Inc.… Continue Reading “Officials Break Ground On Mental Health Facility In West Baltimore”

Oprah Says She Quarantined For 322 Days Out Of Fear Of Catching COVID

We all have our individual pandemic survival stories, particularly during that stretch between 2020 and 2021 when virtually everyone across the globe was a prisoner of their own homes in order to avoid contracting COVID-19. Media maven Oprah Winfrey was one who took no… Continue Reading “Oprah Says She Quarantined For 322 Days Out Of Fear Of Catching COVID”

Willow Smith Reveals She Had To Forgive Her Mom For Overlooking Her Childhood Anxiety

Source: Arturo Holmes / Getty In the words of Will Smith, “parents just don’t understand.” Coincidentally, that applied to his wife and the mother of his children, Jada Pinkett Smith. In a recent sit down with Ireland Baldwin on Red Table Talk, Willow revealed… Continue Reading “Willow Smith Reveals She Had To Forgive Her Mom For Overlooking Her Childhood Anxiety”

Menthol Ban In Cigarettes & Cigars To Be Approved By The FDA

Smoking cigarettes is one of the biggest vices in the world, regularly causing sickness and even death to many across the globe who find the effects of menthol to be “soothing.” The FDA is looking to eliminate a new generation of menthol addicts though… Continue Reading “Menthol Ban In Cigarettes & Cigars To Be Approved By The FDA”

WTF Is HPD: Fans React To New Discovery In Johnny Depp Vs Amber Heard Case

Source: MICHAEL REYNOLDS / Getty The impending case of actors Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard is sending social media in a frenzy. Recent news during the trial revealed that Heard was diagnosed with histrionic personality disorder (HPD). The disorder is trending on Twitter as fans… Continue Reading “WTF Is HPD: Fans React To New Discovery In Johnny Depp Vs Amber Heard Case”