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Black Youth Matter: A Message for Mental Health Month
May 23, 2019
With suicide rates on the rise among Black youth, the Congressional Black Caucus recently convened a long-overdue Task Force on Black Youth Suicide. It was sparked by the tragic loss of Mckenzie Adams, a nine-year old who died by suicide last year. ... read more »
Marisa Johnson Promotes Women in Fitness in Downtown Inglewood
May 16, 2019
As part of her She Is speaker series, Johnson led an event on mental and physical health for women at her creative workspace in Inglewood. ... read more »
Get Fit with Thrive Fitness Lab
May 16, 2019
The new fitness center is ready to help the community achieve their health goals. ... read more »
My battle with an Invisible Disease
May 2, 2019
Desiré Harris from California, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2008 is joining the global campaign to raise awareness and find a cure. ... read more »
The Homeless Are Dying In Record Numbers On The Streets Of L.A.
April 25, 2019
Deaths have jumped 76 percent in the past five years, outpacing the growth of the homeless population, according to a KHN analysis of the coroner’s data. ... read more »
Don’t Trust An “A”
April 18, 2019
Wellington's Road ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Reveals Dates for the 24th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival
April 11, 2019
Announcement of 2019 Poster Contest Winner kicks off the celebration leading up to one of the biggest and best jazz festivals in the nation ... read more »
Help Available for Los Angeles County Cigarette Smokers Wanting to Change Their Smoking Behavior
March 21, 2019
Do you ever wonder how many people in Los Angeles decided that New Year's Day would be the day of their last cigarette? How many made a resolution to stop smoking and again success eluded them?  To those who tried without success, you are certainly not alone.  ... read more »
NNPA celebrates a successful year at Mid-Winter Training Conference 
February 7, 2019
The Black Press remains resilient and powerful with NNPA members providing excellent reporting from a Black perspective for more than 75 years while celebrating 192 years of the Black Press in America.  ... read more »
January Is Birth Defects Prevention Month: Are Local Health Departments Ready?
January 31, 2019
Q&A with NACCHO Board Member Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MPH Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health ... read more »
Can Alternative Treatments Help with HIV?
January 31, 2019
Many people living with HIV choose to explore non-conventional therapies to ease the symptoms of HIV and side effects of the medications. ... read more »
Jan. 15 is the Final Deadline to Get Coverage With Financial Assistance Through Covered California
January 10, 2019
Covered California and its community partners are more determined than ever to get people signed up for coverage to get the care they need and deserve. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health “About the City and Community Health Profiles Report”
January 10, 2019
The reports reveal large disparities in community conditions that impact health, including community assets and potential opportunities for health improvement. ... read more »
ELI LILLY ANNOUNCES INSULIN AFFORDABILITY PLAN TARGETING BLACK COMMUNITY
January 3, 2019
This is a great opportunity for African Americans, who are disproportionately affected by diabetes. ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Living in America While Being Black Under the Trump Regime 
January 3, 2019
“The buying power of the African American community is $1.1 trillion, but it only circulates 6 hours in our community, and the Asians keep a dollar in their community 120 times longer than African Americans. The Jewish keep the dollar in their community for 20 days, and the dollar in the White community circulates 17 days.”  ... read more »
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