This Black History Month let’s celebrate the “othermothers” who helped us get to the “Promised Land”

  Today is the official start of Black History Month so most of my posts over this next month will celebrate African American history while highlighting the role of black mothers in that history. Harriet, Mamie, Coretta, Rosa, and countless nameless, faceless mothers got us here. Many of these women didn’t make cotton gins or […]

Black diabetic kids aren’t getting needed eye exams. Is medical racism to blame?

Credit: KzAkabueze – ONEin12 I was searching for a picture of a black child with glasses for a blog post and came across this startling article, “Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams“. Juvenile or Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin. The side effects of not […]