California has among the lowest death rates nationally among pregnant women and new mothers, but the numbers for Black mothers tell a different story.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Doctors told a Florida woman she had a better chance of winning the lottery than of giving birth to two sets of twins in the same year. But Alexzandria Wolliston said she won the jackpot with the births of Mark and Malakhi in March and Kaylen and Kaleb in […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some California lawmakers said they support a group of homeless women who have been illegally living in a vacant three-bedroom house since November, partly to protest real estate speculators who drive up housing costs in the pricey San Francisco Bay Area.’ SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: Moms 4 Housing, a collective […]
This here is just a pathetic situation that didn’t have to happen. We’re referring to a Georgia mother who lost her mind and dropped her 3-month-old baby to fight another woman, which lead to the child’s death. As a result of her irresponsive actions, Karen Lashun Harrison, 26, faces felony murder, first-degree child cruelty, second-degree child […]
If you’re like us, you celebrate your mother all year round, but make an extra effort to make her feel special on Mother’s Day. It doesn’t have to be expensive, in fact mom probably just wants your company. Take her to church or send her to the spa, here are some last-minute gift ideas for […]
First time mothers can all agree, there were things they were told and other things they simply had to learn. For Black maternity health week (April 11-17), we spoke to seven Black mothers who opened up about their experience with motherhood while giving the advice they wish had received before giving birth. From different birth methods […]
Musician/actor Quincy Brown took to social media today to say thanks. The 26-year-old son of Kim Porter, whose father is 90’s R&B star Al B. Sure, but who was raised by his stepfather Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs says the support he and his family have received since Porter’s death is helping them cope. Brown delivered a […]
Vernita Lee, the mother of media maven Oprah Winfrey, has reportedly died at the age of 83.
Actress, model, entrepreneur Kim Porter’s unexpected death shocked the music and entertainment industry almost a week ago. Tributes poured in from her son, actor Quincy Brown, 26, and Diddy, the father of her son Christian, 20, and 11-year-old twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie. Kimora Lee Simmons, producer Dallas Austin and more mourned Porter on social […]
When triumph comes from tragedy.
The Tamir Rice Afrocentric Cultural Center is slated to open its doors in 2019.
Lives are hanging in the balance.