Juneteenth has been celebrated by African Americans for more than a hundred years while most Americans had no knowledge of its existence. This week the U.S. Congress approved a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.  As you celebrate this significant holiday, let’s remember the people who lived through slavery, Jim Crow, and who lost loved … Read More

A Note From BWHM Leadership, Renee Mahaffey Harris Economic health influences our physical health. Therefore, the BWHM would like to support and encourage more African American women as entrepreneurs. However, we need your support and involvement. Black women have played an essential role in the economic preservation of American culture. From the lullabies sung in the … Read More

This year’s Urban One Honors is celebrating women leading change in our communities and recognizing “Hometown Sheroes” like Renee Mahaffey Harris, an advocate for the underserved and marginalized populations in the greater Cincinnati area. The president and CEO of The Center for Closing the Health Gap leads the efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities through … Read More

Ohio Vax-A-Million is a public outreach campaign consisting of a series of statewide drawings toincrease awareness of the availability and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and provide incentives toOhioans to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Make sure you are entered by visiting ohiovaxamillion.com today! Ohioans 12 to 17 years of age, who have received at least their first COVID-19 vaccination, … Read More