Black community

via EEWMagazine/ Terri Abrams: Diabetes is running hard in the black community and that is because of lots of sugar consumption. Christian actress Sherri Shepherd started her sugar-free keto diet in March 2018, and it improved her diabetes. The 52-year-old said cutting the sugar made such a huge impact, her doctor told her she wasn’t […]

via BCNN1: When faced with generational inequality and a wealth gap that just gets bigger and bigger, the most important way to combat all of it is to just get started. “It’s not just about money. It’s about the economy,” said Bishop T.D. Jakes, the pastor, author and filmmaker who led a panel discussion for Essence […]

viaessence: “American Soul” is BET’s latest scripted offering that chronicles the life of “Soul Train” creator, Don Cornelius and gives fans a closer look at what was really going on behind the scenes when he launched the show that helped shape Black pop culture, especially within music entertainment. With Black folks dancing all around him and […]

  via BlackDoctor: We have entered a time where people are much more open about their life experiences. I believe our predecessors were fearful of the judgment of others and also thought they were alone in their encounters. This shift in the way we interact is not just one that’s affecting everyday people, but celebrities […]

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers’ State of Housing In Black America Report revealed some very shocking statistics as it relates to homeownership in…

The other day, I found myself driving around Houston’s historic Third Ward. I took a moment to reflect on the neighborhood where I grew up, went to school and bought my first home. As I observed the current condition of my beloved neighborhood, I began to weep as I looked at its dilapidated condition, while […]

(PHOTO: THE CHRISTIAN POST/SCOTT LIU) President of the Council of Churches of the City of New York and senior pastor of Brooklyn, N.Y.’s 30,000-plus member Christian Cultural Center A.R. Bernard speaks at the National Action Network convention in New York City on Friday April 11, 2014.  President of the Council of Churches of the City of […]

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was…

Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]

Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]

Growing up black in the segregated 1960s, Deborah Goldring slept two to a bed, got evicted from apartment after apartment, and watched her stepfather climb utility poles to turn their disconnected lights back on. Yet Goldring pulled herself out of poverty and earned a middle-class life – until the Great Recession.

Growing up black in the segregated 1960s, Deborah Goldring slept two to a bed, got evicted from apartment after apartment, and watched her stepfather climb utility poles to turn their disconnected lights back on. Yet Goldring pulled herself out of poverty and earned a middle-class life – until the Great Recession.