African-American, Christianity, Church, Culture, Explanatory Journalism, Health, Mental Health

Podcast: Depression and the Black Christian (Part 1)

In Search of Healing and Hope Drs. Ural H. Hill and Miranda M. Hill The Harvest Magazine contributors   *This is the first installment of a series about the stigma that surrounds depression and other mental health disorders in the Black faith community. LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST HERE:   Introduction Life can sometimes pose challenges… Read More Podcast: Depression and the Black Christian (Part 1)

Culture, Current events, Explanatory Journalism, Religion

How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?

March 28, 2015 Elizabeth Whitman Displayed with permission from International Business Times Does the Sunni-Shiite divide matter in Yemen? Sunni Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen on Thursday to counter Iran-allied Shiite forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the U.S.-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge. Above, a Houthi fighter walks at the site… Read More How Important Is The Sunni-Shiite Divide In The Middle East?

African-American, Church, Culture, Current events, Explanatory Journalism, Faith Community, Faith-based Organizations, Health, Healthcare

Why African-Americans Are Less Likely to Get the Flu Vaccine and How the Church Can Help

Kimberly N. Alleyne Instances of U.S. influenza (flu) activity have reached the epidemic threshold for the 2014-15 flu season according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015). Annually there are 15 to 61 million cases of influenza are in the United States; each year 36,000 U.S. deaths are caused by flu. The CDC… Read More Why African-Americans Are Less Likely to Get the Flu Vaccine and How the Church Can Help