John Singleton was a featured speaker at the Rolling Out Innovation Digital Entertainment (RIDE) conference in 2017. (Photo credit: Steed Media Group)
Film

John Singleton and 5 things Black men need to know to avoid a stroke

ROLLINGOUT.COM — Oscar-nominated director John Singleton remains hospitalized in intensive care after suffering a stroke, according to numerous media outlets. As such, the 51-year-old director has become part of an alarming health statistic, as Black men are twice as likely to suffer strokes than their White counterparts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. […read more]

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Health

Health Screenings Vital to Black Men

African-Americans More Prone to Prostate Cancer by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper It’s an occurrence that Maryland’s Dr. Sanford Siegel has seen all too often. The longtime physician, president and CEO of Chesapeake Urology Associates, the largest urology practice Read More

Op-Ed

Now or Never for Young Men of Color

By Henrie Treadwell NNPA Guest Columnist   According to Bureau of Justice Statistics figures analyzed by the Sentencing Project, the number of people incarcerated in state and federal prisons reached 1,483,900 in 2012. In addition, there were 744,500 people in local jails, a total incarcerated Read More

Health

Suffering In Silence

The stigma associated with mental illness, mistrust of the health care system, and fear of ‘putting my business in the street’ are some of the factors preventing Black Americans from getting the help they need. by Jenise Griffin Morgan Special to the NNPA from The Read More

National

The Crisis of Black Males is a National Problem

David Banks, president of the Eagle Academy Foundation based in New York City, N.Y. (Freddie Allen/NNPA News Wire) by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The failure to invest in Black males threatens America’s real-world economic future and national security, experts say. “We Read More