Fertility

Women, especially black women, are waiting later in life to get married and have children. Unfortunately, infertility in black women has been almost taboo. I spoke with Dr. Dawne Collier, an OB-GYN in Chicago, about steps women need to take early if they are not Read More …

Autism and Us

The adage “don’t air family laundry in public” has caused many African-Americans to deny grief, pain, suffering, and mental illness. We’re a strong resilient people. If we survived slavery, surely we can overcome other ailments? Mind you, there are historical reasons why some tend not Read More …

Lingering Grief

We all grieve differently. However, when years have passed since the loss of a loved one and grief starts anew like it was yesterday, you need to remember to reach out.  Ten years after my father passed, grief  paid me an unexpected visit.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ronda-lee/grieving-10-years-later_b_5894706.html