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Young Black mother dies after seeking postpartum help at NY hospital

Loading the player… Denise Williams, a 29-year-old Black mother of two, went to Queens Hospital Center in August seeking treatment for postpartum depression. Just 48 hours later, Williams’ family learned she had died — but why still isn’t clear. Family, friends, and advocates demanded answers Tuesday from the city-run hospital, where more than a dozen… Read More »

Mr Black rolls out Espresso Martini

After trialling 156 different recipes, two production methods, and three canning technologies, Central Coast distillers Mr Black finally settled on their version of the perfect espresso martini. The ready to drink product was launched this month, with a four-pack of 200ml cans (8% alcohol) selling for $ 34.99 at Liquorland, Vintage Cellar and independent bottle… Read More »

Dr. Annelle Primm discusses mental health among Black students returning to school this fall

Loading the player… With schools around the country returning to in-person learning this week, Black students and other students of color face an amplified set of challenges navigating educational institutions with environments that can be harmful to their mental health. To gain insight into this multifaceted issue, theGrio sat down with Dr. Annelle Primm, a… Read More »

Blacks lag behind in vaccinations as Black children COVID-19-related deaths rise

Loading the player… President Joe Biden is not going to achieve his hoped-for goal of getting 70% of Americans to take at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Sunday, July 4. At the same time, at an alarming rate, Black Americans are behind the curve when it comes to getting vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccination data… Read More »

Black activist, 20, takes charge at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

Health Women Loading the player… Due to Mississippi’s archaic laws on reproductive rights, the state has only one abortion clinic.   One lone Black woman is fighting back by escorting women who seek to terminate their pregnancies into the clinic under a hail of threats and verbal abuse from protesters, ABC News reports. Asia Brown, 20,… Read More »