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Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

Atrium Health Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing in Underserved and Minority Communities

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020

By Pride Staff. 3 MINUTE READ. New sites will remove any barriers that may exist to easily provide coronavirus screening and testingCHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2020 – Atrium Health is rolling out additional Coronavirus Testing Centers this week, specifically aimed at addressing underserved and minority communities in Charlotte.…
2020 March/April

Black Hair and Exercising

Hi, ladies. I read with interest an online article in with the following title: “Black Women Aren’t Exercising?!” I chuckled when I read the following quote from the article: “I want to become more active, but I just don’t know about all that sweating!…

Pandemic! What to Do?

By Robin Fonsha We are in the midst of a very tumultuous time. In our lifetime, we’ve not seen or experienced anything like the spread of this Coronavirus. It’s no wonder we are not sure what to do! Well, the first thing to NOT do is panic or overreact.…
2020 March/April

Green Is the New Black

City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights for all American people. He believed that everyone should have equal rights. As a result of Dr. King’s passion and perseverance, the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968 were signed into law.…
2020 March/April

Cheslie Kryst Sets an Example

By Hope Yancey Photo courtesy of “The Miss Universe Organization.” Cheslie Kryst was born in Jackson, Mich., moved to Charlotte at about age 4, then South Carolina as a teenager. She graduated from high school and college in South Carolina, before earning law and MBA degrees at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem and returning to Charlotte to practice law.…

Reclaiming the Farm, One Crop at a Time

By Tonya Jameson Bernard Singleton wants to remove the shame from farming, and to help more African Americans reconnect with the land that was once a place of life and death for African Americans, especially in the South. Singleton, 55, is the founder of Nebedaye Farms and the Bennu Gardens Project.…
2020 January/February

Men and Depression

The opening line in Scott Peck’s “ The Road Less Traveled” says, “Life is difficult.”   The difficulties of life can produce times when we feel sad, irritable, tired, and hopeless. For many, this may result in symptoms associated with depression. The National Institute of Mental Health found that in 2017, seven percent of adults suffered with depression.…
2020 January/February

Let’s Talk About CBD Oil

By Katrice Bryant CBD oil is one of the latest health trends to hit the market, with dispensaries and products popping up everywhere. Whether you’ve dismissed it as an illegal concoction you’d never try, or you’re curious about what it is, here are a few quick facts: What exactly is CBD oil?…