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Black People Do Get Sunburnt
December 1, 2022
Unsun Cosmetics is a Los Angeles-based cosmetics company dedicated to providing both beauty and skin protection to everyone of all skin tones. Started by President Katonya Breaux in 2016, she founded this company to find a solution for the little black moles she’d grown up seeing on her family’s faces and then herself as she got older.    ... read more »
Blaxploitation Legend Wins Another Guinness World Record at 79
November 24, 2022
Legendary Blaxploitation actress Jeanie “Annie” Bell Judis (“Mean Streets,” “TNT Jackson,” “Trouble Man”) has won the Guinness World Record for Oldest Competitive Rope Skipper at the age of 79. She has beat her own record. ... read more »
Great American Smokeout Takes Place Nov. 17 and It’s Never Too Late to Stop
November 17, 2022
With the Great American Smokeout taking place Nov. 17, it’s important to understand that smoking can have a severe and detrimental effect on one’s health, including being the primary cause of lung cancer, a potentially deadly disease. ... read more »
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New Report Examines the Startling Highs – and Lows – of Mental Health Treatement in America
November 17, 2022
Officials want to track changes in the prevalence of mental health issues and access to mental health care, understand how changes in national data reflect the impact of legislation and policies, and increase dialogue with and improve outcomes for individuals and families with mental health needs. ... read more »
Updated Booster is Here, Just in Time for the Holiday Season
November 17, 2022
Thanksgiving is next week, and Christmas is around the corner. The holiday season has officially arrived. Now that the updated booster authorized for individuals as young as five, we’re even closer to ensuring the whole family is protected during fall and winter when the spread of respiratory viruses is at its peak. ... read more »
African American-owned Soap Companies Help Clean Up Your Act
November 17, 2022
Here’s a growing list of top African American soap companies that are making their mark on the beauty industry.  ... read more »
American Cancer Society Launches ‘Get Screened For Cancer Day’
November 10, 2022
The American Cancer Society (ACS) announces the launch of “Get Screened for Cancer Day” taking place Wednesday, November 16, 2022, to highlight the need for cancer screening in the African American community and the importance of having conversations with loved ones about getting screened. ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Launched – Healthcare Help Available for All Californians
November 10, 2022
California’s health insurance marketplace, known as the Covered California Health Exchange, launched its 10th open enrollment period on Nov.1. ... read more »
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Understanding Stress and Coping Mechanisms for Good Mental Health
November 10, 2022
With many families struggling to make ends meet due to higher food prices, the cost of gasoline and an uncertain job market, people are feeling overburdened and stressed, not knowing what the future may hold.  ... read more »
No on HC Campaign Spends 7 Figures Paying MAGA Republican Consulting Firm
October 27, 2022
If you have been in or around Inglewood lately you've probably noticed advertisements everywhere for and against Measure HC - a ballot measure that would raise the healthcare worker minimum wage to $25 per hour. ... read more »
Improving Community Health Outcomes Through Community Health Workers
October 27, 2022
Community health workers (CHWs), known in Latino communities as promotoras, are community members who provide health education and linkage to health services in their communities. CHWs deliver these services through a cultural lens representative of their community. They help to bridge the gap between the medical providers and communities suffering from poor health outcomes.   ... read more »
Vote Yes on Inglewood Measure HC to Support Healthcare Workers
October 27, 2022
Inglewood residents have long supported healthcare workers.  The community values our frontline caregivers, especially after seeing their dedication and bravery throughout the pandemic.  ... read more »
Measure HC is Unfair and Unequal for Health Care Workers
October 27, 2022
The pandemic put into light how critical our healthcare workers are in our local communities. These frontline workers should be adequately compensated for their heroic efforts, ... read more »
California’s Investments May Not Be Enough to Aid Youth Mental Health Care
October 27, 2022
In August, ... hosted a mental health panel centered around the voices of young girls and women of color. The session was organized as part of the organization’s Youth of Color initiative. ... read more »
Author Sadé Miller Shares Wellness Journey in ‘New Growth’
October 27, 2022
Many people correlate the term, “new growth” with hair. Sadé Miller uses the term as a double entendre. The renowned hair stylist and owner of Sade Styles: Beauty Supply & Braid Lounge in Gardena recently released her first book entitled, “New Growth: A Journey Towards Wellness and Self-Worth.” ... read more »
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