Penda Jai, creator of the brand Pro Hoe, breaks down how a lack of sexual dialogue and societal, racial, and religious constructs stifle our sexual liberties.
Social epidemiologist and public health expert, Dr. Nancy Krieger, shares her perspective on health disparities, America’s history of racism, the COVID-19 response, and voter suppression.
OBGYN, Dr. Calvin Lambert, discusses the disparity in pregnancy-related deaths among Black and Brown women and how to increase your chances of a successful pregnancy.
Music journalist, Kiana Fitzgerald, opens up about her mental health, all that she’s learned during her career in the music community, and how her diagnosis of bipolar disorder catapulted her journalism career.
The state of mental health in the black and brown community is a mixed bag, but amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Brian Dixon discusses how now, more than ever, we need to protect our mental health.
From Brooklyn to the Ivy League and into your headset! Your favorite neighborhood doctor, Shamard Charles, is the former senior health journalist for NBC News and a Global Press Fellow for the United Nations. From 2017-2019, Dr. Charles led NBC’s health and medical coverage including groundbreaking reporting during Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Harvey. Dr. Charles is also no stranger to the broadcast booth, he’s previously been featured on NPR for his reporting on the dearth of black men in medicine and has interviewed numerous NBA athlete’s including 4x NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal. More recently, he expanded his coverage internationally, writing and producing on-the-ground stories on Nigeria’s polio elimination efforts. His work can be found on the “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” “NBC News Now,” “TODAY,” and NBCNews.com.