Black Maternal and Child Health in the United States is in a State of Emergency. April is Minority Health Month and home to national Black Maternal and Child Health Week which is observed each year from April 11-17th. This is a critical time to talk about a pressing issue that deserves our immediate attention – the health of Black mothers and babies.
March is Women’s History Month and a time to celebrate the many contributions women have made to building our world and improving the human condition. This starts with the powerful women in our families and extended community who persisted against incredible odds and obstacles to move our families forward from one generation to the next! We ARE because of them!
Get the scoop on the hottest palettes and patterns from our “trend patrol” of fashion experts. Pick your favorite colors and find out what those hues say about you! With so many new arrivals to choose from, your perfect church or Easter outfit is just a few clicks away.
Do you really want to light up the room? Let your “special” shine in an awe-inspiring church hat! Add matching heels and a handbag, and your church outfit will sing together in sweet, sweet harmony. Get inspired with a few tips from the trendsetters on this Sunday African American tradition.
You know the basics of traditional Afrocentric fashion, but are you familiar with the modern reinvention? Today’s creative Afrocentric designers are combining traditional elements with contemporary western styles to create fresh, exciting looks for work, church, social events and more. Here are some ideas to help incorporate Afrocentric style into your modern American wardrobe.
Become. Evolve. Transform. (We Dare You) Learn how to wear a wig—and why! Whether you want to switch up your look, turn around a bad hair day or give your styling tools a rest, wigs come in so many gorgeous, ready-to-wear black hair styles: short, curly, long, short. All it takes is a little know-how. Get ready to look amazing!
The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness announced its partnership with Ashro to empower Black women to prioritize and transform their health.
I’m challenging you today and throughout the month of February to take hold of your heart health like never before, and to take these seven immediate steps recommended by the American Heart Association to lower your risk of heart disease:
The Afrocentric kaftan – which we usually spell “caftan” in the West – is a fashionable, fabulous garment that’s carefree, flattering and fun to wear. No wonder they’re loved by women around the world! The more you know about them, the more inspired you’ll be to make them a part of your everyday wardrobe.