Former BET host Ananda Lewis explains her stage 3 breast cancer (video)

Ananda Lewis, a former host of BET’s “Teen Summit” and MTV, revealed she has been diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Coinciding with Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lewis, 47, decided to announce she has an acute form of the disease. She admits that, due to her past experiences, she decided to forego routine breast exams […]

Former NFL star pays for 500 mammograms in honor of his mother (video)

One of the most powerful stories to emerge during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is the heartfelt philanthropic endeavor of former NFL star DeAngelo Williams. In honor of his late mother Sandra Hill, Williams, a former running back with the Pittsburgh Steelers, has paid for 500 mammograms since 2015 in the continuing fight […]

Image consultant Cherise B talks losing mother to congestive heart failure

Image consultant and style professional Cherise B is bringing fashion to the forefront of corporate America, one business suit at a time through her firm White Diamond Image Consulting. The Atlanta-based company caters to an array of high-profile clientele including CEOs, small business owners and celebrities. She believes enhancing their outward appearance will help them attract […]

Black Celebrity Giving’s Jasmine Crowe talks importance of mammograms, affordable health care

Founder and chief visionary Jasmine Crowe has created a groundbreaking platform to highlight the charitable efforts of Black celebrities in the Atlanta area and nationwide. After Crowe noticed a lack of media coverage on their positive impact in the community, she created Black Celebrity Giving in 2011, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing news, videos […]

DeKalb Medical Center’s Breast Care Center moves into state-of-the-art facility

The Comprehensive Breast Care Center at Hillandale – DeKalb Medical has witnessed a 20 percent increase in patient visits and thus expanded into a larger, state-of-the-art facility to accommodate them. With funding provided by the DeKalb Medical Foundation, the newly renovated Breast Center offers amenities for the comfort and convenience of women in southwest DeKalb, Rockdale, […]