America, America — where is your conscience? As the great great great great great granddaughter of Newland, an African master carpenter kidnapped from Western Africa and brought to the US to build colonial infrastructure, I am the monument to the hate that America was...

February 3, 2020

The prevalence of high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) in African-Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. More than 40 percent of non-Hispanic African-American men and women have high blood pressure. For African-Americans, high blood pres...

January 4, 2020

Background

The Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition mission is to address African American disparities in education, employment, housing and health by working to educate, advocate for and empower the community. As an important part of this mandate we must bring awarene...

August 31, 2016

Growing up on the Southeast side of Cleveland our votes were our voice. We were and still are the highest voting area in Cleveland. When I turned 18 my senior year of high school I went straight to the library to register to vote. It was one of the proudest moments of...