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    By Dianne Anderson Black men are being called to man up for an upcoming life-saving prostate health awareness event where they can freely ask – or anonymously write down – what’s stopping them from getting tested. This time around, no women are allowed. Rev. Gary McKinney said that before COVID-19, they averaged about 50 to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Health checks usually fall last on the list for many Black patients who are trying to steer clear of doctors who are culturally ignorant, or just don’t care. Either way, avoiding annual vital health checks, like diabetes, mammograms and prostate exams, colorectal tests, or other lifesaving blood work can be potentially dangerous. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Half of America is dealing with the Omicron surge, which in its first wave was supposed to be the less-lethal variant of COVID-19 Delta. But that’s not the case under the highly transmissible stealth BA.2. For the unvaccinated, the numbers this month are just as harrowing as last year, even as COVID ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Pastor Ivan Pitts likes to put the money where his heart is. Over the past two years, he has given hundreds of thousands in the church’s tithes to support local programs, giving thanks to the organizations that do good work in service to the community. In the midst of COVID, the church ...
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    By Dianne Anderson When it comes to sports, the first thing most boys think about is what it will take to become rich and famous as an NBA, NFL or Major League star, but Everette Glenn knows better. Starting as young as 7th grade, he tries to get them academically ahead of the game by ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Each day, Margo Malone goes into her frontline job in hazmat gear with a full face shield, mask, goggles, double gloved, and armed with cans of Lysol. “I have become a Lysol junkie,” she said. When COVID first hit, the bodies were coming in already masked, and double bagged, but lately, probably ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Leave the cell phones, iPads, luggage sized makeup kits, flat irons and other impressive bling accessories at home. There won’t be much need for such creature comforts where ten fortunate women are getting ready to go for an experience more gratifying than any selfie could offer. Margo Malone has led many missions ...