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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed she has tested positive for COVID-19. On Monday, July 6, 2020, Bottoms tweeted, “COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have no symptoms and have tested positive.” COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive. — Keisha Lance Bottoms (@KeishaBottoms) July 6, 2020 In…

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Featured panelists include Larry Scott-Walker, Executive Director, THRIVE Support Services; Dr. Nii-Quarterlai Quartey, Senior Advisor & National LGBT Liason, AARP; and Antoine B. Craigwell, President & CEO, Depressed Black Gay Men. This event was broadcast live via @rollingout Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. There is a new Health topic every week. To register for future weekly…

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As the global health crisis continues, certain places like the grocery store are unavoidable. For many people, the thought of venturing out of your home can bring major anxiety, which is why we encourage you to wear a face mask, wash your hands regularly, and practice social distancing. Following these simple procedures will lessen your…

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Some are skeptical about the COVID-19 vaccine trials that have begun in Africa. On June 24, 2020, the first COVID-19 vaccine trials began in South Africa. The vaccine was created at the University of Oxford in Britain, according to The Associated Press.  In South Africa, more than 118,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19, and…

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As states continue to reopen, we cannot forget that COVID-19 is still impacting our communities. With the most recent death toll in the U.S. hitting 109,901, we pride ourselves on keeping our community informed. Accessibility to testing was a major problem in the early months of the pandemic, but now testing is readily available in…

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The racial disparities exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be a problem in the United States. A recent study has revealed the detrimental effects of the virus from a national standpoint. American Public Media Research Lab, an independent organization that conducts research projects, provided the first overall numbers that show how Blacks are being…

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Wendy Williams is stepping back from her talk show because of her Graves’ disease. The 55-year-old star has still been working from home on new episodes of her program, but now it has been confirmed that “The Wendy Williams Show” will go on hiatus due to health issues related to the autoimmune disease, which she…

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Oprah Winfrey is set to host free wellness workshops with WW. The 66-year-old media mogul will lead an interactive four-week virtual experience titled “Oprah’s Your Life in Focus: A Vision Forward – Live Virtual Experience” in collaboration with lifestyle and weight loss company WW. Beginning on Saturday, May 16, 2020, Oprah will host 90-minute events…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an abrupt change for millions around the world. Social distancing, economic concerns, and overall physical well-being can lead to mental health issues. Due to the swift change of life, it’s important for people to give themselves the time to make an adjustment to this new normal. The things that usually…

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