Pediatricians: Black Children Suffer Significantly From Racism

  Suprise! Racism—that “thing” white people say doesn’t exist—has dire long-term effects on the health of black children and adolescents, according to a report released by the country’s largest group of pediatricians. The report, crafted into a first-of-its-kind policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, calls racism “a socially transmitted disease passed down through…

Nigerian scientist develops cancer drugs from African plants

*Mansurah Abdulazeez discusses how her visionary plant research could help in fight against tumours Mansurah Abdulazeez is a molecular biologist at the Center for Biotechnology Research, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. Her research aims to identify potent anticancer agents in African plants. Last November, the government of Spain awarded her their Science by Women Fellowship. And…

Kids Around The World Go On A #ClimateStrike

Students march to demand action to save the earth—and to protect those most vulnerable to climate change. On Friday (September 20), young people around the globe left their classrooms and took to the streets to march in support of environmental policy reform.

Black Owned Bottled Water Company Looks To Send Water To Flint, MI

Black owned bottle water company, Everlasting Spring Water is attempting to raise money to donate water to residents in Flint, MI.  Their goal is to use the funds raised to help purchase a truckload of bottled water at cost. We are striving to donate a truckload of water to help in this time of need. We need…