Today marks the 13th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) in the US…This year’s theme is “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS”
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“Leaving Home: An HBCU Story” is a brainchild of Rustin “Roundup Russy” Moore that began as a Kickstarter film project entitled “First 48: HBCU Edition”..“I wanted to bring the HBCU experience to children who may not have the opportunity to go on HBCU tours. I think it will also be a resource to parents to ease their concerns of sending their child off to school at one of our sacred institutions.
Before I present these videos, I want to say that I have never changed my hair texture for the purposes of a job search. I have worked for conservative Fortune 100 companies, smaller companies, and been an entrepreneur and it’s never been a hiring issue.
Videos in honor of 2011 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
A new study suggests that a storytelling approach—in which recognizable members of a community provide positive messages aimed at controlling hypertension through diet and medication adherence—may offer a unique opportunity to communicate positive disease management choices in a culturally appropriate context.
Most black adolescents have insufficient amounts of the sunshine vitamin in their blood, even those living in the sunny southeastern US, new research shows.
I’ve been reading Tyler Perry’s journal entries (he calls them”Email Messages from Tyler”) on his website www.tylerperry.com/_Messages, particularly the ones since Maxine’s passing, and it seems like hitting the stage was just what he needed to get back into life. “Madea’s Big Happy Family” kicked off on January 4, 2010 in El Paso, TX and concludes May 9, 2010 in Detroit, MI.
Glaucoma is something that I’ve witnessed within my own family, and is my personal reminder to get regular eye exams. It’s also the leading cause of blindness among African Americans and also common amongst Latin Americans. One of the most frightening aspects is that often there are no warning signs making it imperative that everyone get regular eye exam to prevent blindness. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and while the month is nearly over, this information is beneficial year round.
Is it just me or does it seem like Valentine’s Day has become more of an assault on single life than it is a celebration of loving couples? There’s nothing wrong with wanting someone to share your life with but being made to feel as if something is wrong with you because you haven’t landed the “one” doesn’t seem like a loving message to me. Nor, does it seem that shoving general relationship advice down people’s throat is the best way for them to find the unique individual that best suits them or their lifestyle.
s the newest African American owned Doll Company of the 21st century, Trinity Designs, Inc. focuses on creating collectible fashion dolls designed in the likeness of minority groups. From various occupations to social groups, Trinity Designs, Inc. will provide an array of minority inspired dolls.