I found this by accident on Wikipedia while looking up something else. Fannie Lou Hamer, who later became a reknowned Civil Rights activist, was given a hysterectomy at the age of 32 in order to prevent her from producing children.
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Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:23PM
As you may know, the speculum was developed via experiments performed on enslaved Black women. Dr. Marion Sims, who conducted many of these experiments, has been called the “father of modern gynecology” and is credited with inventing the speculum. ...
Posted Tuesday, August 9th 2016 at 12:20PM
As you may know, Black women in the United States have been suing Johnson & Johnson over revelations that the company promoted its baby powder heavily in the Black community. More than 1,000 women are currently suing J & J.
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Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:41AM
More about my cancer journey. Plus a link to a news story about the fact that Medicaid in Connecticut has been cut. So some cancer patients can no longer access radiotherapy. And this may particularly affect Black and Latina women patients.
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 8:37AM
I am listing Kwanzaa events across the United States and in Canada, the UK and South Africa.
Plus I have background information on the origins and meaning of Kwanzaa.
Check it out. Please share this with your networks.
Posted Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 at 6:17AM
Check out my blog: Black Lives Matter - Is There an Age Gap?
I had the pleasure of speaking with veteran Civil Rights activist Rev. Barbara Reynolds, and L ...
Posted Thursday, October 22nd 2015 at 8:31AM
Do you blog about nonviolence? If so, please submit a blog post to the Blogging Carnival for Nonviolence. Click here for details
I look forward to hearing from you. Please also share this with your networks.
The Bloggin ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at 4:42AM
As it is Black History Month in the U.S., I am posting a link to my recent blog on Healing Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome.
Click here to download my new ebook, Why We Need to Heal.
If you have been following my blogs for awhile, ...
Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:51AM
Despite the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a Obamacare, one group is particularly likely to be without affordable healthcare. Many African Americans fall into a "health coverage gap".
One more reason Why We Need to Heal.
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Posted Tuesday, February 10th 2015 at 5:38AM
Are you planning to take part in the INTERnational Week for Nonviolence? Is your faith group, youth group or other organisation planning to hold an event?
I am looking for guest bloggers on the subject of nonviolence. The blogs will be publishe ...
Posted Tuesday, July 15th 2014 at 8:26AM
Further to my blog on the fact that African Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Organisation produced a report in July of 2013 detailing the impact of Alzheimer's and dementia on BAME ("Black and minority et ...
Posted Thursday, October 10th 2013 at 6:34AM
Did you know that African Americans are twice as likely as white people to develop Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's and dementia cause a great deal of suffering. However, Alzheimer's and dementia can be reversed and even eliminated.
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Posted Thursday, October 3rd 2013 at 3:35AM
Remember, we can focus on all the terrible things happening around us. Or we can focus on the beauty around us and inside of us. It's a choice we all have. Whatever we focus on increases.
We have the power to transform the world.
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Posted Tuesday, July 16th 2013 at 9:26AM
Working with the chakras can be a way to work with our energy and power, to heal the body and to manifest what we want.
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For more a ...
Posted Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 at 1:48PM
The Caribbean is starting to lead the world in terms of the number of people contracting cancer. Sky-high rates of cancer in Martinique are being caused by the chemicals that are used there.
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Posted Thursday, March 21st 2013 at 7:26AM
A recent study has shown that Americans are getting sicker and have shorter lifespans than people in other developed countries.
Dr. Alex Loyd, author of The Healing Codes, says that this is because we are not addressing disease at its source. W ...
Posted Wednesday, February 6th 2013 at 6:08AM
I have been listening to the Brent Phillips audio from Manifest Everything Now, on The Formula for Miracles, and I am eager to share this with you.
Phillips has been talking about Theta healing, which brings about miraculous results in health an ...
Posted Wednesday, January 30th 2013 at 9:01AM
This kind of thing is preventable. This demonstrates one reason why I am so passionate about my work.
We can and must heal our communities. We can and must transform our lives and the lives of those around us.
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Posted Tuesday, January 15th 2013 at 9:05AM
In addition to being a Giant Squid, I have now become a SquidAngel. I have wanted to be a SquidAngel for a long time, and I now have my angel wings at last.
The good news for you is that this means I can now bless your lenses (articles) on Squidoo ...
Posted Friday, January 11th 2013 at 7:58AM
Greetings, everyone, and Happy New Year!
I trust you are well and enjoyed the holiday season. I have been away on a two-week retreat, but I'm back now, so it's back to work and I am looking forward to a great 2013.
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Posted Tuesday, January 8th 2013 at 10:11AM
This one is really scary.
Consumer health groups have studied many household products and warned that they contain carcinogens, or ingredients known to cause cancer.
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Posted Tuesday, December 11th 2012 at 6:32AM
If you are doing the cooking for your family's Christmas or Kwanzaa celebration, you will want to provide meals that are delicious, nutritious and healthy.
If you have diabetes, if you are vegetarian or vegan, or if you just want to explore healt ...
Posted Tuesday, December 4th 2012 at 9:36AM
Do you provide information and expertise about Black health online? If so, I may want to interview you for a forthcoming book. Please contact me for more info. ...
Posted Tuesday, December 4th 2012 at 9:21AM
I am seeking bloggers and writers of African heritage who blog or write about Black health issues, to interview for a forthcoming ebook.
This will be a follow-up to Secrets of the Black Bloggers.
Posted Thursday, November 29th 2012 at 9:28AM
If you are not a regular on Squidoo, you may not understand what I mean by Giant Squid. Allow me to explain:
After several years of working on this, I have been recognized as one of the top lensmasters on Squidoo. Giant Squids are the people who c ...
Posted Wednesday, November 28th 2012 at 1:12PM