Avon Foundation for Women data found that nationally Black women were 43 percent more likely to die from this disease.
I was a typical, multi-tasking miracle-working, taking-care-of-everyone superhero Black woman when I was diagnosed with Stage 3A Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Paulette Leaphart, a cast member in Beyoncé‘s visual album and artistic triumph Lemonade, left her hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 30th determined to walk the 1,034 miles to Washington, D.C. — and she did it topless. The daring move was intended to make a statement to Congress about breast cancer. The single mother-of-eight was diagnosed with Stage 2 […]
Paulette Leaphart his finally arrived in Washington D.C. after setting out on a mission to walk from Biloxi, Mississipi, to the Nation’s Capitol to talk about health care reform and raise breast cancer awareness. The breast cancer survivor set foor in D.C. on June 27, just under two months from the day she left home […]
I’ll always remember the day my mom Kandi Eastman of Majic 102.1 surprised me and brought the entire UniverSOUL Circus to my school. And I’m not just talmbout the Ringmaster and a couple of contortionists; she even brought an elephant with her!!! After that, I was the coolest kid at Will Rogers Elementary. LOL You […]
Amy Patterson, a Dallas suburban resident was originally diagnosed in July 2015 with Stage 4 breast cancer was scheduled to get a double mastectomy performed. The mastectomy was after all the chemo treatments and every “hurdle” she fought and now… double mastectomy. The cancer patient’s husband, Doug, wanted to try to make his wife feel […]
Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Ruffalo have recently tweeted out shirtless pictures of their nipples in order to promote the One For the Boys, love the glove campaign that Jackson is the chairman for. The campaign was to bring awareness to men in regards to male breast cancer. This latest campaign is used with (hashtag) #InTheNipOfTime […]
On October 20, I celebrated four years of survivorship/thrivership. I celebrated four years of being cancer-free. My cancer diagnosis story is not unlike many other women like me. I was a typical, multi-tasking miracle-working, taking-care-of-everyone superhero Black woman and went to the doctor for my annual checkup. It was there, in the most unexpected of surprises, […]
Let’s face it beauties, we love to shop. But with October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not spend our hard-earned dollars on products that will benefit research for the disease? Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer for African American women. Worse, our mortality rate is nearly twice as high as […]