The 7th Annual Black Health & Healing Summit, organized around the theme “We the People: Exercising Our Power, ”will take place Saturday, April 19 at San Francisco State University.The summit will address the policies pertaining [...]
Stigma is a virus that we all can cure. After 33 years, we now know more about HIV than ever. We have miraculous treatments, which can double as prevention. Today, science can help stop the [...]
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Oakland Bay Area Chapter recently hosted its 16th Annual Madame C.J. Walker Luncheon at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis and featured a keynote address from the Honorable Judge [...]
African Americans make up a disproportionate number of the estimated Americans without access to a healthcare and will experience the most problems when trying to get treatment at a hospital or clinic.
Reversing its previous position, the Oakland Planning and Zoning Department has decided to allow a U.S. Customs Inspection Center to operate in West Oakland. An appeal on the ruling will be heard at the next [...]
When Anita Schools was diagnosed with HIV in 1998, she was proactive about learning more about the virus and getting treatment. Now as a program coordinator with Sister Care, a support program for HIV positive [...]
According to the latest data released by the Center for Disease Control only 25 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. have achieved viral suppression. In other words, three out of four people [...]
Touro University California (TUC), an independent, not-for-profit Jewish-sponsored graduate school located on Mare Island in Vallejo, recently announced the opening of its School of Nursing in August 2014.
Mental illness has always been a taboo subject in Black communities, kept behind closed doors, viewed as “family business” and swept under the rug. Some say it is more stigmatized than HIV/AIDS. African Americans comprise [...]
I was sitting in church Sunday, listening to the reverend talk about how she had learned of a woman in San Mateo who was teaching pregnant women how to play the piano.