Author, realtor, digital influencer, podcaster, mental health advocate and breast cancer survivor Czarina Mattews speaks about her journey, how it allowed her to achieve peace and her mental health journey.
Category: Minority Health Month Special Edition
The Afiya Center Looks Ahead to Summer Health Events
On the heels of Black Maternal Health Week and as a part of our Minority Health Month issue, it only makes sense to highlight the ongoing and upcoming work of the only reproductive justice organization founded and led by Black women in Texas — the Afiya Center.
Gardening is Gangsta with Que P!
Lil D chats with rapper & agricultural instructor, Quincy “Que P” Bradley. For Minority Health Month, we chat with Que P on the importance of sustainability farming and why people […]
Lincoln High School Student Film “That’s Awesome” Wins Award
A student at Lincoln High School in Dallas snagged an award for a thoughtful short film exploring the intersection of peer pressure, masculinity, and consent as a part of the 7th annual NTARUPT Student Film Festival. He was among three Dallas ISD students who won awards for their contributions to the festival.
Cheryl “Action” Jackson’s Fight Against Hunger
Under Dr. Jackson’s guidance and persistent effort, Minnie’s has expanded to four locations across three states where thousands of volunteers help serve the hungry families in need. The fifth Minnie’s location is currently in the works, and for Jackson, it is a bit of a homecoming.
Classism, Racism & Black Health
The intersection of classism and racism has created a disparity in Black health. What steps have we made toward healthcare progress and what more can we do to progress how […]
JP Morgan Chase proves Financial Literacy is a Way of Life
April is Financial Literacy Month and no matter what your financial position is, there’s an opportunity for you to obtain financial freedom using the many resources at JP Morgan Chase bank.
Black Women and Medical Pain
Black women have historically been experimented on and their medical pain often ignored. Where does this disregard for Black women’s medical pain come from, and what work is being done […]
The Black Community and Depression
In light of minority health month, in what ways do we as a Black community handle depression and what steps can we take to handle it better? On January 21, […]
Black Men, Toxic Masculinity and Its Casualties
The expectations for Black men can carry a hefty weight, having a detrimental effect on not just them, but those they love. What is the measure of this pressure, and […]