Center for Disease Control: African-American Women Be Brave

Reported by Linda Butler, 22-year breast cancer survivor and Founder of Pray for the Cure. Breast cancer survival rates have improved in the United States. But African-American women still experience 42 percent higher mortality compared to their white counterparts and are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer. African-American women are more often … Continue reading Center for Disease Control: African-American Women Be Brave

History Made – Barriers Broken By Mark Lampkin

After watching the vote in the U.S. Senate today, April 7, 2022, that confirmed the historic appointment of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court…the following quote from James Baldwin came to mind: “People are trapped in history, and history is trapped in them.” The Senators, male and female, mostly white except for … Continue reading History Made – Barriers Broken By Mark Lampkin

I Always Knew My Worth: A Tribute to Ethel B. Toy Gordon By Mae Catherine Godhigh

“Say not in grief she is no more but in thankfulness that she was.” – Hebrew Proverb A great queen fell asleep on January 28, 2022. Ethel B. Toy Gordon 96, of Greenwood, Ms. was the eldest matriarch in the House of Gordons. She was our family’s historian, lighthouse and library. Ethel B. was born … Continue reading I Always Knew My Worth: A Tribute to Ethel B. Toy Gordon By Mae Catherine Godhigh

Enjoy the Warmer Weather By Dr. Latasha Schraeder

We are finally starting to ease up on restrictions caused by the pandemic! Unfortunately, the last two years has caused the stress and anxiety of everyone to increase. The isolation and inability to participate in things we enjoy has taken its toll. Springtime allows us to get outside, get some fresh air, and move our … Continue reading Enjoy the Warmer Weather By Dr. Latasha Schraeder

Potholes In the Road vs Potholes in Life By Robin Carter

Several snowstorms and rainy icy weather months can leave behind the bane of the city drivers; potholes. The remains from the melt­ed snow run down deep between the small cracks of the pavement and freezes hard. Then the pressure from the frozen water loosens the pavement causing it to break easily. At times you may … Continue reading Potholes In the Road vs Potholes in Life By Robin Carter

The Unexpected Visitor! By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)

“…Peace be unto you…” John. 20:19 All of us have been affected in one way or another by death. In fact, death is just as important to life as living. And while no one wants to face it, we all will die one day. The how’s and why’s are not certain, but of this one … Continue reading The Unexpected Visitor! By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)