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MISS BLACK US AMBASSADOR PAGEANT KICKS-OFF DESIGN ESSENTIALS® “STRENGTH TO SHINE” WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE WITH THE NEW HYDRIENCE ARGAN COLLECTION

Design Essentials Salon Systems NEW Hydrience Argan Collection aims to support and offer beauty services to women’s empowerment organizations, groups and events Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) —...

BLACK FEMALE DENTIST CHANGING LIVES ONE SMILE AT A TIME

Dr. Emike Aliu, leading orthodontist and author of the forthcoming book, Smile With Confidence   Bowie, MD (BlackNews.com) — Do you have crooked teeth, buck teeth or gaps in between your...

College Depression

By Jeremy Bamidele The recent string of school shootings has inspired school administrators to start taking a closer look at mental illness and the dangers it cause when left unchecked.  Mental...

How to Use Your New Health Insurance

By David Sayen If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP),...

Landmark HIV Recommendation by The World Health Organization

By Jeremy Bamidele FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg states, “every year approximately 50,000 U.S. adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV.”  Contrary to popular belief, HIV still remains...

Initiative Transforms Health Conversations at African American Family Reunions

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The...

Skin Whitening: Independence from Racial Pigeonholing

By Jeremy Bamidele Skin bleaching has grown increasingly common among celebrities, and the general populace is following suit.  Traditionally skin whitening has been viewed as originating from a...

COMEDIAN/ACTRESS COCOA BROWN TYLER PERRY’S “THE SINGLE MOMS CLUB” JOINS AUTHOR ANGELA CLAY TO CO-HOST THE FIFTH ANNUAL LOVING THE ME I SEE GIRLS’ SELF-ESTEEM WORKSHOP

Dallas, TX (BlackNews.com) — Get ready for an empowering day at the Fifth Annual “Loving The Me I See” Girls’ Self-Esteem Workshop on Saturday, July 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m. –...

BLACK CHURCHES OFFER FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – African American churches nationwide are turning to an innovative training program to equip their congregations with the skills to recognize mental illness and respond...

BE THE MATCH® URGES AFRICAN AMERICANS TO SIGN UP TO SAVE LIVES

July is African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month Minneapolis, MN (BlackNews.com) — Josh Biyoyouwei suffered a stroke when he was barely 2 years old. The cause: sickle cell anemia, an...