BY WESLEY LOWERYILLUSTRATION BY AARON MARINPHOTOGRAPHS BY CALEB SANTIAGO ALVARADO THE OPIOID CRISIS ISN’T ONLY A WHITE, RURAL, OR SUBURBAN PROBLEM. BLACK MEN ARE DYING IN RECORD NUMBERS AT A WAY HIGHER RATE THAN OTHER GROUPS. MH INVESTIGATES FROM THE FRONT LINES. NINE MEN, ALL OF THEM BLACK, gathered at Gateway to Change in early… Read More SPECIAL REPORT:THE EPIDEMIC KILLING BLACK MEN
The holidays are usually a great time to pick up some extra cash with seasonal work. But, this year it seems like workers aren’t that interested in the jobs and small business owners are worried. Findings from a new report from an Incfile survey revealed about 34% of respondents said that it is harder to… Read More Despite Rising Living Costs, Workers Are Still Reluctant To Take On Seasonal Holiday Jobs
With the new year approaching (new year, better me), you may be assessing your long-term relationship, and what you find could leave you wondering if it’s time for the B word: a breakup. Ending a relationship sucks. There is no way to get around that feeling. But is reframing a breakup a valuable tool in… Read More How to Know When Your Relationship Is Over Before The New Year Begins
“I’ma buy all Black, I’ma buy all Black!” Three-time Grammy-winning multifaceted rapper Ludacris has partnered with Google to bring forth his new single and interactive video “Buying All Black” featuring Flo Milli and 70 Black-owned businesses. The musical effort was released to promote the third annual “Black-owned Friday” nationwide campaign. Luda raps: “Ok I’m buying all black,… Read More Ludacris Teams With Google For “Buying All Black” Campaign Video Featuring Flo Milli: Watch
Jussie Smollett has launched his directorial debut with BET+ “B-Boy Blues.” The LGBTQ+ centered show will debut on the streaming network June 9, just in time for Pride Month.This project marks the first for Smollett since he was found guilty of making false reports on what he alleged to be a hate crime. He was… Read More Jussie Smollett attempts career comeback with LGBT film on BET+ streaming service
(CNN) — Anger and activism, life and death, and finally hope defined the third and final season of FX’s “Pose,” the Ryan Murphy-produced drama devoted to New York’s underground ball culture in the 1980s and ’90s. Having created an unprecedented showcase for transgender performers, the show — whose final episode focused on leaving a legacy… Read More ‘Pose’ tackles inequity in the AIDS fight in an emotional series finale
If people with no symptoms are spreading the coronavirus, as some studies suggest, it may be time to give face masks the kind of advertising and promotion that support condoms as lifesavers. Are face masks going to become like condoms — ubiquitous, sometimes fashionable, promoted with public service announcements? They should be, one virus researcher… Read More Are Face Masks the New Condoms?
The coronavirus is changing how we live our daily lives. Taking a look at how the global pandemic has affected various aspects of life in the United States reveals the unique nature of this crisis. To slow the flood of visitors that had been flocking there, Yellowstone, Grand Teton and the Great Smoky Mountains national… Read More Coronavirus Impact: How a Crisis Is Changing the U.S. Image