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Category Archive: Ebola, Editorial, Health

Losing the Ebola War

By Jeremy Bamidele Amid the crisis of epidemic proportions, nurses in Liberia’s largest hospital, John F. Kennedy Hospital, are declaring a strike.  Among their demands is safety equipment to...

BLACK WOMEN DO WORKOUT®, LLC ANNOUNCES EQUITY OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN TIMBUK FITNESS(TM) WITH SPOKESWOMAN ANDREA KELLY OF VH1 HOLLYWOOD EXES

Chicago, IL (BlackNews.com) — Black Women Do Workout®, LLC (BWDW) (www.BWDWO.com) the revolutionary online fitness company that entertains close to one million social media and website...

NEW WEB SITE MAKES IT EASY TO BUY HEALTH INSURANCE ONLINE

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — MyHealthPlusDental.com is a website that allows users to get quotes for and purchase health insurance, dental insurance, Medicare supplements and life insurance...

Black Breastfeeding Week sparks events online and across the nation

Black Breastfeeding Week 2014 celebrates black families–their beauty, power and ability to support healthier babies and healthier moms with breastfeeding. There will be a number of local and...

Today the North Carolina NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement Kick Off Seven Days of Moral Action by Standing Up for Working Families at the State Capitol

Groups in 12 other states are mobilizing similar campaigns at their state capitols on Friday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 28 RALEIGH – Across the South and the nation, justice-loving groups in...

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU SPENT YEARS GOING TO DOCTORS BUT YOU KEPT GETTING WORSE?

Would you search for someone who could get you the correct diagnosis or give up? Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House, a memoir, is the tale of a Nika Beamon’s...

Why Black Models Matter?

By Jeremy Bamidele The Council of Fashion Designers of America, issued a statement declaring, “the most powerful message is one of diversity.”  Yet, year after year the amount of black models...

Well-Known Historically Black Institutions Work With Cancer Researchers As Part Of Effort To Address Cancer Disparities

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In the African-American community, the vast network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

Ebola the Trojan Horse

By Jeremy Bamidele Slow responses on the behalf of West African nations and the international community have allowed the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa to transition into a full scale international...

THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LOCKS CONFERENCE ASKS, “WHERE IS NU MS. NATURAL SISTA?”

The Nu Ms. Natural Sista Challenge, to take place at the 2014 Annual International Locks Conference in Philadelphia, aims to uplift and restore Black women (Aboriginal Indigenous, African American,...