These sisters are bridging the past and present through contributions that go beyond King weekend. Save the dates, and savor their work to preserve the dream.Read More
Byline: Fierce Black Women
Posted by Fierce Contributor | Nov 27, 2021
In “Leaving Large: The Stories of a Food Addict,” Michelle Petties reveals that she was once so obese that some insurance companies refused to cover her. A recovering “stone-cold sugar addict,” Petties gained and lost 700 pounds during her 42-year battle with obesity. Then she rewrote the endings of her food stories and dropped from a high of 260 pounds.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.