Breast Cancer Awareness Month and black celebrity survivors

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 211,731 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States in 2009, and 40,676 women died from the disease. The CDC identifies breast cancer as the most common cancer found in women regardless of race or ethnicity, however, it is the most common cause […]

Famous breast cancer survivors: Pam Grier, Ruby Dee and Robin Roberts

Illness sees no color, does not care about bank accounts, nor does it concern itself with sexual preference. Angelina Jolie made a brave decision to undergo a double mastectomy. Unfortunately that decision is made by both women and men on a daily basis. The CDC reports that  black women have the second highest rate of […]

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