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Obesity among African American women

19 Dec

Check out this article from J.E. Ward a black woman who was once small and now has become bigger due to pregnancy and bad eating habits. She keeps it very real and talks about why black woman have issues with weight, why it’s accepted in black communities, and the real harm that being overweight is doing to black woman.

Read her article here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/obesity-among-african-american-women.html

16 Oct

1 in 22 blacks will get HIV, CDC report says

Just because it’s not getting as much media attention let’s not forget about what this devastating disease is doing to our communities.

Read more:  http://aareports.com/2010/10/1-in-22-blacks-will-get-hiv-cdc-report.html