Black Men

via BlackDoctor: When most of us think of depression, we think of intense sadness and tearfulness, but in men, the signs and symptoms associated with depression can be different. While low mood, impaired sleep, decreased pleasure in activities that used to be enjoyed, low energy, appetite changes, hopelessness, decreased memory and concentration, and suicidal thoughts […]

via theundefeated: Cedric Jackson knows firsthand the impact that regular exposure to a positive black man can have on impressionable students — especially young black boys. Back in the ’80s and ’90s, he was one of them, yearning to connect with male role models. After the death of Jackson’s mother when he was 8, his father […]

via madamenoire: If you’ve started reading Michelle Obama’s Becoming (which is sooooo good by the way and needs to become required reading for all), then you have a better understanding of how her relationship with Barack Obama came to be than you probably had before. While she was working as a junior associate at a law firm in Chicago, […]

via BlackDoctor: It’s hard getting Black men to go to the doctor. PERIOD. Dr. Michele Reed gave us tips on how to fix that, but now we have another giant we are facing. The fears run deep for many of our brothers, and it’s killing us. The anxiety of being told you have a potentially life-threatening […]

via BlackDoctor: Every year my mother texts or calls to check whether I’ve completed my annual physical, dental cleaning and vision test. Going to the dentist and optometrist has always been easy to complete, but going to the doctor for routine check-ups and blood tests haven’t been. In my case, accessibility to a network of […]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 12 percent of men age 18 and older are in fair or poor health leading to obesity, hypertension and even mortality. Medical professionals from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have provided a few tips to help men get healthy. 1. Take the right […]

Morris Chestnut and celebrity fitness expert Obi Obadike talk about their new book The Cut which features a groundbreaking plan that can help people lose up to 40 pounds in 12 weeks! Listen to their interview below. Follow The Willie Moore Jr. Show on Facebook and Follow Us on Twitter! 

Lopaz has decided to spin the struggles that he has experienced after moving abroad into something that he hopes can be powerful.

Lopaz has decided to spin the struggles that he has experienced after moving abroad into something that he hopes can be powerful.

Bob Martin/AELTC/Pool/Getty Images After Serena Williams made her historic Wimbledon win over the weekend, the tennis star spoke about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and why she worries about her young nephews.  “I don’t think that the answer is to continue to shoot our young black men in the United States. […]

It’s 2015 and we’ve started a New Year after enduring a very, very rough one for black people. We’ve had to hit the streets in…

The Black barbershop isn’t just the place where generations of boys and men go to get their routine haircuts and shaves. The barbershop is where generations of Black boys and men fellowship, seek counsel, get mentored and come out feeling brand new like crisp money into a world that doesn’t always recognize their worth. Thanks […]