Latest Updates

We honor, the many Black women who serve or have served in the United States Military. Their ability to serve historically has been a difficult journey. Black women had to demand the right to serve as a military person because of her gender and race even while protecting the freedom and safety of others. Today, … Read More

Today, we recognize the importance of “Eliminating Racial Discrimination.”  Eliminating racism has been an ongoing conversation throughout American history that cannot take place without equity in our laws and communities. The discriminative –social, economic and legal practices in America are rooted in ideological, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized practices. Consequently, when we as African Americans are … Read More

Glaucoma Affects African Americans Differently There have been several studies focusing on ways Glaucoma affects different ethnic groups compared to African Americans. The findings were consistent: Glaucoma occurs approximately five times more often in African Americans than other ethnic groups, and blindness is nearly six times more common and occurs on average, about ten years … Read More

Showing Progress Even When No Ones Sees It But You For many, obesity leaves us feeling tired and overwhelmed. We want to wake up with energy and feel attractive or at least be able to look in the mirror proudly loving the person we see. More importantly, we want to know we are healthy physically, … Read More

We, as Black women, are successful in many disciplines, and yet we remain one of the few demographic groups who must tirelessly advocate for appropriate care. When will it be our turn for access to consistent, high-quality health care? While there have been substantial advances in health care, there are a host of social and … Read More