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Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics...
Sonya Thomas met a handful of fellow Nashville parents last summer, and quickly realized they all had something in common – a deep dissatisfaction with the schools their kids were attending. Thomas said they wanted to do something big and...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Have you seen Iniaya Wilson? Just 14, Iniaya has been missing from her Columbus, Ohio home since January 25. She’s African American, has brown hair and brown eyes; standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and...
By Melonie Gaines, High Ground News Less than a month after the class of 2010 walked across the stage at Booker T. Washington High School, new graduate Adrianne Cobb attended a party in Downtown Memphis. A fight broke out. Gunshots rang...
By Defender News Service It’s common for toddlers to switch up their eating habits, so don’t be shocked if they refuse a particular food one day and accept it the next. If you’re trying to get your toddler to accept particular...
By Cole Bradley, High Ground News Lashicka Drinkwater leans against the wall outside of a classroom in the basement of Pursuit of God Church in Frayser. Her 14 month-old baby plays in the nursery next door. Drinkwater is on break...
Sweet Cheeks Diaper Ministry – a non-profit organization that donates diapers to low-income families every month – is making a special ask in conjunction with Diaper Need Awareness week. This year, Diaper Need Awareness Week is Sept. 24-28 and Sweet...
Russell Hornsby says it’s time more Black fathers received the credit they deserve. “The Hate U Give” star delivered a passionate plea backstage after a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) panel about Media Diversity, co-sponsored by theGrio. Hornsby plays a devoted dad in the upcoming film,...
By J. Dylan Sandifer, High Ground News There is a major change underway in how patients are treated at the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital pediatric clinic. Pediatricians at Le Bonheur, who see 95,000 outpatient visits annually, ask their young patients...
As a new parent, if you knew there was something you could do to instantly provide not only nurturing but nutrition and protection for your newborn, you’d do it, right? If you’re physically capable of breastfeeding your newborn, there is....
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