Tag Archives: black

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »

Recipe: Raw Corn & Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 4 fresh ears of corn 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 cups arugula 1 15-oz can black beans, rinsed well (~1 ½ cups drained beans) 1 cup packed fresh cilantro, chopped ¼ cup minced red onion 3 tbsp canola oil 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced 1 tsp honey… Read More »

(WATCH) #NoMoreShame: Charlamagne Tha God and theGrio’s Natasha Alford talk ending stigma around mental health issues in the Black community

In an honest and unfiltered interview at theGrio‘s studios in New York City, radio host Charlamagne The God and Deputy Editor, Natasha S. Alford, unpacked the stigma around mental health in the Black community and how to overcome feelings of depression and isolation. While there’s been a more recent cultural shift to be open about… Read More »