HEALTH

Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

In the Fall of 2012 during my freshman year at Howard University, I was introduced to the grave effects of sexual assault by my friend, Alice.* Alice and I were ...

Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted on Malika’s WordPress. The words are her own. This was republished with the author’s permission. t’s been a while since I’ve written on ...
Mike the Tiger on game day at LSU.

Editor’s Note: April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and throughout the month we are collecting letters and stories to share with our community. Want to contribute? Email: atribecallednews@gmail.com! Dear Lieutenant ...
Black girl lounging in bed. Photo via Flickr (Good_1)

n light of all the artists I really admire being so open on their mental health, I figured, I’d contribute to the much needed conversation on mental illness that’s been ...

magine a 4-year-old girl playing on a Harlem playground. She’s laughing and having a great time in the beauty of a warm summer afternoon. Then, all of a sudden, she ...

The Center for Medical Progress (CMP), an anti-abortion group, leaked deceptively edited videos earlier this summer that showcased Planned Parenthood employees speaking in offhand conversation about the selling of fetal tissue. The video series ...

hen mother and daughter duo (Ellen Ector and Lana Ector respectively) released “Black Girls Workout Too” exercise tapes in early 2013, black girls and women rejoiced. Finally something for us’ many ...

With recent cases of suicides such as the ones of Titi Branch, co-Founder of Miss Jessie’s and legendary Soul Train presenter Don Cornelius, the discussion of Black mental health issues ...