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Ice-T‘s father-in-law has been put on oxygen “indefinitely” because of his coronavirus battle. The “Ice and Coco” star’s dad, Steve Austin, has been in the hospital since this summer with breathing problems owing to the current health crisis, and the actor is using his father-in-law’s story to warn others of the risk of not wearing…

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Mikki K. Harris is a multimedia journalist whose images have been featured in USA Today, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sports Illustrated and New York Daily News, among other media outlets, and exhibited at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York. With a bachelor’s degree in economics from Spelman College and a master’s degree…

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Beyoncé has entered into a multi-year collaboration deal to bring homecoming-themed workout classes to historically Black colleges and universities. It seems apropos that Queen Bey is working with the interactive fitness platform to unveil their partnership during homecoming season at HBCUs, which was the theme of her classic headlining performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley…

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The nation was shocked at the untimely passing of actor Chadwick Boseman. On Aug. 28, it was announced that the Howard University graduate had died at the age of 43. During his illustrious career, Boseman starred in films that included 42, Get On Up, Marshall, Black Panther, and Da 5 Bloods.  Boseman reportedly died of…

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and just last week Ananda Lewis shocked us all with her diagnosis. Secondly, her decision for not getting mammograms is one that she regrets; however, her reasoning resonates with many women. Did you know Blacks are more likely to die from diseases due to health disparities? Black health matters…

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Future continues to find ways to give back during the global pandemic. The Atlanta-based rapper recently announced that his Freewishes Foundation has helped senior citizens impacted by COVID-19. The Wellness on Wheels initiative is a delivery service that gives senior citizens bags containing first aid kits, masks, healthy snacks, essential items, and books on health…

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Tahir “StayFresh” Ali made a name for himself in Atlanta’s music scene while working as a prominent member of Lil Jon’s BME record label. He continued to make moves working in A&R, marketing and promotions. Ali is now using his influence to shed light on issues that have affected him his entire life. Due to…

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Join rolling out & AARP for an important health discussion on Women’s Health & Wellness on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 6pm EST. Featured panelists include Angela F. Ford, PHD, MSW, Chief Program Officer, Black Women’s Health Imperative; Denise Pines, MBA, CEO, President of the Medical Board of California; and Gail A. McDonald, MD, Board…

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While some schools have chosen to go to virtual learning, a multitude of schools have opened for in-class learning. The latter decision has led to illness and death. Since schools have opened in late August and early September, three teachers have died from COVID-19, according to CNN. On Sept. 4, Demetria Bannister, 28, a third-grade…

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Jayden Keyshawn Parrish was excited to begin his freshman year at Statesboro High School in Statesboro, Georgia. On Aug. 27, Parrish felt sick after coming home from football conditioning and practice, according to WSAV. Parrish developed a fever and chills the next day and eventually began vomiting before his mother decided to take him to…

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