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Source: mapodile / Getty Addressing mental health in our community is a touchy subject—and it shouldn’t be given how many African-Americans are suffering from a form depression and anxiety or mental illness such as bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 20 percent more likely to […]

While Trump swears his now-defunct Muslim travel ban wasn’t a ban on Muslims, the xenophobia is still being felt in airports across the nation. Case in point, Muhammad Ali Jr. was recently detained by customs in Florida when returning from a trip from Jamaica. According to the Courier Journal, Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, and his mother […]

A recent study shows that HIV infections are steadily going down. According to a report conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new infections dropped by nearly 18 percent between the years 2008-2014. “The nation’s new high-impact approach to HIV prevention is working. We have the tools, and we are using them to […]

Looking for something fun to do with the entire family? The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is offering free zoo admission today! This offer is valid on February 20th from 10am- 4pm and the $10 fee to park will be inforced for non-members. If you plan to attend today, be sure to tag us in your pictures at Joy107 on […]

To kick off a rally in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, First Lady Melania Trump led the crowd in ‘The Lord’s Prayer.’ Many have compared her to former FLOTUS Michelle Obama and have speculated on what kind of First Lady she will be. According to NBC, FLOTUS Melania Trump she said she will remain true to herself and […]

Kirk Franklin occupies a rare position in the music firmament today. He’s nominated for two Grammys in hip-hop categories, for his contributions to Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam,” and he also just locked down the highest honor in gospel music for “Losing My Religion,” a searing meditation on maintaining faith amid the travails of modern society. […]

On This Day in 2012 we lost legendary singer Whitney Houston. In what turned out to be the last time she would grace a stage, Houston along with singer Kelly Price blessed the audience with a rendition of “Jesus Loves Me.” Hours later, Houston would has passed away.

To kick off Black history Month, the United States Postal Service added civil rights activist Dorothy Height to its Black Heritage Series on the Forever Stamp, NBC News reported. Height is the 40th person added to the series which features other pioneers including Harriet Tubman, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, and Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

It doesn’t look people are feeling this Muslim Ban. Social media and the Internet went in a complete frenzy when they found out that people were denied access into the US, even though they had a valid visa or green card. Airports around the Nation were immediately thrown into complete confusion. Protests errupted and videos began circulating […]

Source: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / Getty It’s safe to say, no one could fathom the overwhelming turnout for the Women’s March in Washington on Saturday (Jan 21). The event that was planned in under three months brought out an estimated 500k Washington, D.C.’s National Mall. Ahead of the festivities there was a gamut of articles, interviews, […]