If medicine is solely going to be about the money, then it’s time people start losing their money when they commit injustices against Black people.
Medical science has an abysmal track record with Black America. There simply isn’t any other way to put it. There’s the time when scientists deliberately watched Black men with syphilis suffer and denied them care as a means of testing the ramifications of the illness. But there’s more than that. So, so much more.
Perhaps we need to consider that “incel” is, when looked at through a lens that doesn’t merely fixate on white men, a term that includes a lot of the behavior that we see displayed in our community every day.
Recipes are more than roots in a rich family tree still bearing fruit, they’re connection to the people who loved us. That’s more than food—that’s Soul Food.
It’s too easy to blame Black people’s rates of heart disease and diabetes for the high rate of COVID-19 related mortality. It’s so, so much deeper than that.
People will tell you any old self-hating nonsense about why there aren’t any good grocery stores in the hood. It’s time to learn the truth.
Study: Hair care might be barrier to health for black women. Should doctors be talking to us about it?
We can barely get doctors to hear us when we talk about the pain from bones dangling from sockets, or other real and sincere health problems. Doctors are supposed to care about something like our hair?
So, many people say that a Black Ariel is somehow a marketing ploy. I agree! But guess what? So were decades of all-white Disney princesses.
There is no predictive marker—age, socioeconomic status, location—that can protect us… but why?
How I contend with being a survivor of being multiple experiences with sexual violence, and what I think prevents us from decreasing the likelihood it’ll happen again.
Exploring when and where I learned the instantly gratifying feeling of overeating, and why I think overeating is so common.
“You know, you’ve changed a lot since you’ve lost weight.” It was always—always—said scornfully. It was supposed to signal to me that I was different now, and the difference was not welcome.
So, Buzzfeed did a thing. I mean, a questionable thing, no doubt, but a thing that definitely has the Internet going nuts. In the discussions surrounding this thing Buzzfeed did,…
You sound like an idiot when you start your little rant about how black women ‘don’t work out.’ We do, and we’d appreciate it if you stopped the nonsense.
A community struggles to feed itself healthily, and the public blames them for it. I think it’s more complicated than that. Here’s why.
The thing holding us back from progress is a refusal to express empathy for those who disagree with us. They are the reason why Baltimore is fighting back.
I’m still struggling with the fact that all of this actually happened. So, this newscaster and her husband are anchors for WKBT, La Crosse, Wisconsin. The wife, Jennifer Livingston, receives…
In this post, I dance on the grave of Rick Ross’ dead endorsement deal.
“Dear obese PhD applicants: if you didn’t have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won’t have the willpower to do a dissertation #truth”
Do we HAVE to choose between the two? We can’t have both?