She Says Doctors Ignored Her Concerns About Her Pregnancy. For Many Black Women, It’s a Familiar Story.
Many pregnant people say doctors and nurses do not listen to them and their concerns are often dismissed; pregnant Black people face an even higher burden.
Hundreds of Hospitals Sue Patients or Threaten Their Credit. Does Yours?
By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News Despite growing evidence of the harm caused by medical debt,...
Martin Luther King: ‘Let My People Vote’
During a 1965 speech in Montgomery, Alabama, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The Civil...
How Polio Crept Back Into the U.S.
The U.S. is seeing signs that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened up new vulnerabilities to diseases long in retreat such as polio, which is highly contagious and potentially deadly.
STDs Are Rising, But Are At-Home Test Kits Reliable?
By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Among the more remarkable legacies of the covid-19 pandemic is...
How to Survive Risky Heat Waves
With temperatures soaring near 100 degrees or more around the country, experts are warning people...
Boost Now or Wait? Many Wonder How to Ride Out Covid’s Next Wave
By Sam Whitehead and Arthur Allen Gwyneth Paige didn’t want to get vaccinated against covid-19 at...
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Breaks Through ‘Concrete Ceiling’
By Nyah Marshall Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court...
Black Women Lead Rally for Ketanji Brown Jackson as Confirmation Hearings Begin
People gathered outside U.S. Supreme Court to push Congress to support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s quest to become the first Black woman on the high court.
Natural Treats to Pamper Your Hair at Home
Heal splits ends, nurture dry hair and scalp, and more with these simple, powerful ingredients.
Black Churches Work to Combat Vaccine Fears
Black churches are key to reaching African Americans about vaccines, especially older generations more vulnerable to COVID-19, public health advocates say.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Called ‘Outstanding Nominee’ for Supreme Court
By Nyah Marshall Americans around the country, especially legal scholars and Black women, are...