Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in African Americans. If everyone were to be properly screened, as many as 60% of deaths from Colorectal-Cancer could be prevented. Black Women for Wellness is excited
Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Jennifer Markovsky, Ke’Arre Stewart and Garrett Swasey, and we are grateful to law enforcement agencies and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountain...
"The things that he’s been saying about black people, Latino people, immigrants, refugees — we felt it was very disrespectful,” he said. “This is a city where some of the biggest battles of the civil rights movement happened, where four little girls got bombed up, so we aren’t accepting of anything like that kind of talk down here. I mean, this man came to our city a couple of weeks before Christmas, saying we should not let in Middle Eastern refugees. If I’m not mistaken, I think Jesus was a Middle Eastern refugee."
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"Black women have the most versatile hair on the planet, hands down. From weaves, braids and twist outs to the throwback Afro, black hair care is a billion-dollar industry. However, this versatility can come at a price. As the natural hair movement continues to grow, with it comes a magnifying glass on just how natural the products we put in our hair really are.
Teni Adewumi, a Ph.D. candidate in industrial hygiene at the University of California Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health, sought to find out. “As black women, we spend about two to three times more than any other ethnicity on personal care products, and we use these products more,” Adewumi says.
“[Now] we’re seeing a movement on TV where a star like Viola Davis rocks her natural hair, which also has an impact on our self-image. So we’re trying to make sure these products that say ‘all natural’ are actually natural and to make sure the ingredients of the products we use are things we do want in our hair and bodies.” ... See MoreSee Less