As health groups across the country ramp up education and fundraising campaigns for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, traditionally observed in October, new research has surfaced on the occurrence and survival rates of the disease as it relates to environment, diet and economics.
I was looking for a quiet, nontourist, warm-weather place; close enough to the United States for a long weekend getaway or a stretch of creative writing; where Black visitors were genuinely, warmly welcomed.
Mention the movie titles Barbershop, Johnson Family Vacation, Street Kings, Madagascar and Talk to Me, plus the television shows The Steve Harvey Show, Def Comedy Jam and It’s Showtime at the Apollo and ask which African-American actor and comedian has been in the entertainment business for 21 years and has been part of all these movies and TV shows.
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and, as the month approaches, people should give thought to scheduling an eye exam to guard against this “sneak thief of sight.”
Each patch on the intricate quilts helped take slaves one step closer to the freedom they’d only dreamed about.
Film producer Percy Hall says that he came to the food fest because two years ago, the first time he attended, he simply “fell in love with seeing so many brothers and sisters serving so much wonderful food… I just had to come back.”
This New Year, with the inauguration of Barack Obama, the first Black president of the United States, will be the most significant in American history. The following live jazz scenes will surely keeping you jumping in New York until the wee hours. Be sure to call for reservations.
If you have knee pain and you are above age 40, the following information can help you determine your next steps.
Translucent images of long ago, of Black men and women, backs bent, picking cotton under an unforgiving sun, are artistically displayed on standing glass panels in a museum carved out of an old brick gin mill in the Mississippi Delta.