Pushing for Black Maternal Health Equity: Doula Shares Essential Tips for Moms-to-Be

Nicha Cumberbatch, a Black doula, Physician’s assistant and childbirth educator talks about how expecting mothers can best advocate for themselves in the doctor’s office.

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New App Helps Black Students Get Ready for College

The College Thriver Education app simplifies the admission process for Black students headed to college.

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How Black Maternal Health Week has Impacted Reproductive Justice

Black Mamas Matter Alliance began the national campaign to work toward improving maternal outcomes for Black people.

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Florida Elementary School Student Creates Periodic Table of Black History

The third-grader created a chart filled with 90 Black influential figures of the past and present.

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8-Year-Old Pens Book Highlighting Everyday Struggles of Big Sisters

Tylan Corley wrote “It’s hard being a big sister” during her additional time at the peak of COVID-19.

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Megan Thee Graduate: Grammy-Winning Rapper Inspired by Late Mother to Finish College

Megan Thee Stallion graduated from Texas Southern University on Saturday, achieving a longtime goal amid her rising fame.

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Mom Becomes Self-Published Author to Fight for Truthful Representation of Black Boys

Thomishia Booker started Hey, Carter! Books after her son motivated her to write stories that positively reflected Black children.

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Dr. Uché Blackstock Honored as Harvard Humanist Of The Year

The founder of Advancing Health Equity was inspired by the work of her late mother. 

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How Eden Royce’s Root Magic Depicts the Joy, Importance of African-American Folklore

The author’s debut novel addresses rootwork, ancestral ties and the significance of Black people’s history.

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