Healthcare

A recent poll shows that some Pastors of Black and Latino congregations feel ill-equipped, not adequately prepared and not properly trained to address mental health care.  “Where Would You Go? Race, Religion, and the Limits of Pastor Mental Health Care in Black and Latino Congregations is a study published in the Journal, Religions. Parishioners said […]

COVID-19 testing centers were rolled out by Charlotte’s largest healthcare groups this week, with specific focus on the Charlotte’s underserved and minority communities. Atrium Health is conducting testing in the parking lot of First Baptist Church – West (1801 Oaklawn Ave.) today from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  They advise anyone experiencing symptoms including fever, cough, […]

The pain experienced by Black people in the wake of Barbara Bush’s tone-deaf commentary when it comes to race can also be tough to reconcile.

The tennis legend and UNICEF ambassador recently shared her scary story with CNN.

Though he’s been on a hiatus from the spotlight recently, Kanye West is known for making the news following stories that tend to revolve around him saying something people deem as “crazy.” Whether he’s speaking the truth or not is up to interpretation for each individual fan, but the fact of the matter is that […]

Mary J. Blige‘s estranged husband Kendu Isaacs claims the stress of their divorce sent him to the hospital. Breaking up is hard to do for Kendu. As Mary and Kendu battle it out to settle their dispute over spousal support, The Blast has obtained new court documents Kendu’s camp. In the recent filings, he claims […]

Sen. Kamala Harris is favored for the 2020 Democratic nomination at the CBC Foundation policy forum. However, many in Obama's inner circle back former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick .

The White House found a candidate to fill the role of the “nation’s doctor,” after firing a holdover from former President Barack Obama’s administration. President Donald Trump nominated Dr. Jerome M. Adams on Thursday to serve as the next surgeon general, according to a statement posted on WhiteHouse.gov. https://twitter.com/JasonUkman/status/880492857127309312 Adams is currently Indiana’s health commissioner […]

Planned Parenthood provides reproductive services and other health care to 2.5 million people every year.

On Saturday, activists will hold nationwide demonstrations surrounding Planned Parenthood’s federal funding.

The amount of people is expected to surge when the third open enrollment period for Obamacare kicks off.