According to the American Heart Association, Black Americans are disproportionately affected by high blood pressure, making them a primary risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
Black women 4 times more likely to die giving birth than white women; local orgs fight to change that
Nearly a dozen local organizations came together at the start of Black Maternal Health Week to end deadly disparities in healthcare for Black mothers
Clean eating and keeping one’s body fit is one aspect that Isaac believes is essential towards having a life of longevity. In addition, he sees that maintaining daily growth in the areas of mental health, spirituality paired with healthy social interaction holds equal importance.
Oklahoma imprisons more of its citizens per capita than any other governing body in the world. This isn’t by accident, this is by design.
I know this ‘read’ may appear a little harsh, but white capitalists are literally sucking the “vibranium” out of North Tulsa — our Black dollars. Why is this important? When the Black dollar leaves the community, our economic power disintegrates.
Solutions to Culturally Specific Health Disparities Project Offers Solutions, Strategies for Those Living with Diabetes and Disabilities
On February 27, 2018, the Langston University Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in partnership with Tulsa Healthy Start and The Institute for Developing Communities will host the first in a series of workshops designed to assist those living with diabetes and the subsequent disabilities that impact many citizens suffering from chronic illnesses.
SPORTS – Dominic A. Durant
During 2016 Reed Community Foundation provided after school care for 32 children a daily average who needed a safe and fun place to go until a parent or caregiver could take them home. They got a healthy snack to tide them over, and plenty of exercise. In fact, one mother called Coach Reed and asked, “What are you doing with those kids? My son is so tired when he gets home he just wants to eat and go straight to bed. Whatever you’re doing, keep doing it!”