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Women’s History Month

Losing a Hero: Dori Maynard

Dori Maynard was a committed advocate who had devoted her life to transforming the media landscape into a world that welcomed journalists of all races. Even more important, she knew the significance of making sure that voices from every community were fully represented in the media and all aspects of life. Click here to read more.

Empire’s Bipolar Family Values

Cookie’s Epic 'Tiger Mom' Fail

Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) stands by her sons, no matter what. But how did her fierce parenting instincts fare in her reaction to therapists as they explained that her eldest son, Andre (actor Trai Byers), had bipolar disorder and needed treatment. Click here to find out and learn what this means for African Americans.

Fierce TV

B. Smith Pushes Brain Research

Only 2 percent of African Americans are in clinical trials for Alzheimer's despite being twice as likely as whites to develop the disease. B. Smith, who has early-onset Alzheimer's, and her husband, Dan Gasby, are working with the Brain Health Registry to change that.

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by on Mar 23, 2015 in Family, Health, Parenting, Ties | 0 comments

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