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My Black Doctors Directory: A New Tool to Combat Inequity in Healthcare

Alzheimer’s Association partners with My Black Doctor Directory to spread awareness as Black Americans are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia. February 8, 2024, Atlanta, GA – The Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter is proud to announce a new partnership with My Black Doctor Directory. Health equity means assuring everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Unfortunately in Atlanta and other cities, both large and small, health inequity persists and costs lives. To help address this inequity, we have developed a web-based directory of…

The Dynamics of Atlanta Black Dads Report Findings to Be Released to the Public at the State of Black Fathers in Fulton (County) Forum

The Dynamics of Atlanta Black Dads Report Findings to Be Released to the Public at the State of Black Fathers in Fulton (County) Forum   Black History Starts with the Black Family – Study Reveals What Black Fathers Want and Need WHO: Fathers Incorporated (FI) and the Moynihan Institute for Fatherhood Research and Policy WHAT: During the ‘State of Black Fathers in Fulton County’ Forum, two of the leading voices on fatherhood, Fathers Incorporated and the Moynihan Institute for Fatherhood Research and Policy, will release and delve into the crucial findings of…

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Prevention Research Center Selected to be Community Quarterback for Westside Health Collaborative

Prevention Research Center (PRC) to guide community health programs and initiatives for residents of Atlanta’s Westside neighborhoods Atlanta, GA – January 25, 2024 – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is proud to announce that the Westside Health Collaborative has selected MSM’s Prevention Research Center (PRC) to serve as the community quarterback to guide the vision and direction of the Collaborative. “We are excited that the Westside Health Collaborative members have entrusted us to serve in the community quarterback role,” said Latrice Rollins, PhD, MSW, principal investigator for the Westside Health…

Chef Kev… The Coming of Healthy Eating in Southwest Atlanta

Chef Kev has been in the food business for the past twenty-five years. A Morehouse man, he started working in finance, but the culinary arts kept drawing his interest. Eventually, he succumbed to the urge while acknowledging the high failure rate in the restaurant industry, he also noted the shortage of healthy plant-based food options available to his community. In his youth, he experienced what it meant to live in a food desert where there were limitations in the type of available healthy food to the community and the impact…

Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC) Hosts March on Washington Health Fair

Shiloh Baptist Church Event Reflects Civil Rights Movement’s Focus on Advancing Health Equity as Nation Recovers from COVID-19 Pandemic Atlanta, GA (August 25, 2023) – The Conference of National Black Churches (CNBC) will host a health fair in collaboration Dr. Wallace Charles Smith and the historic Shiloh Baptist Church on Sunday, August 27th, as part of the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington. The event recognizes the historic role health equity has played in the Civil Rights movement, as well as the Black Church’s strong role in leading the…

New Park in LaGrange, Georgia Named for Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. and Dr. Benjamin T. Wood

New Park in LaGrange, Georgia Named for Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. and Dr. Benjamin T. Wood On July 27, 2023 at 10:30 am, the City of LaGrange, Georgia and the Troup County Parks and Recreation will dedicate a new park in the name of Reverend Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. and the late Dr. Benjamin T. Wood. The park is located near 118 Brown Street in LaGrange, Georgia. It is the site of the former Kelly Grammer School, an elementary school that had been the only school for Black children…

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