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Domestic violence is a public health threat that affects us all

Domestic violence is a public health threat that affects us all

Nov. 14 | Each year since 1981, October has been the month dedicated to promote awareness and prevention of domestic violence. However, we need to keep our focus on the impact of domestic violence in families. Domestic violence has been defined as a “pattern...

Black children are beloved and beaten

Black children are beloved and beaten

Sep. 24 | ”Beloved and beaten” is a phrase that best depicts how many African American children — past and present — are disciplined. It is an authoritative type of African American parenting discipline style that is painfully revered. Yet, in too many...

Campaign launched to educate uninsured Minnesotans about Obamacare

Campaign launched to educate uninsured Minnesotans about Obamacare

Oct. 9 | Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) is launching a campaign to help educate uninsured Minnesotans about the benefits and availability of new health insurance plans available through MNsure and help them get enrolled....

It’s time for men to man-up to domestic violence

It’s time for men to man-up to domestic violence

Mar. 27 |     If I asked, “What is domestic violence?” how would you define it? The answer I usually get falls along the lines of “someone beating up their intimate partner.” My understanding of domestic violence used to be just as narrow. Actually,...

A healthy me for a healthy you

A healthy me for a healthy you

Mar. 6 | When we speak about health, oftentimes physical health comes to mind first. Physical health is important for everyone to be attentive to. Just as equally, we need to be attentive to our mental and spiritual health as well. As Black folks, we have...