International Author Promotes Sickle Cell Disease through her Children Books

Jenica Leah is an award winning children’s author and publisher and referred to as one of the UK’s leading ambassadors for sickle cell.  Living with sickle cell anaemia herself, she has battled with the many complications that come with the disorder including having a stroke at 14 and a hip replacement at 25; but she has never let this stop her from being who she is. … Continue reading International Author Promotes Sickle Cell Disease through her Children Books

Taraji P. Henson Launches Foundation to Bring Awareness for Mental Health and to Honor her Dad

Photo Courtesy by Getty Images Actress Taraji P. Henson just launched a new foundation called “The Boris Henson Foundation” in honor of her late father that passed away in 2006 due to liver cancer.  But the main reason why Henson is doing this is to increase awareness for mental health among the black community.   Her father also suffered with mental health so Henson wanted to … Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Launches Foundation to Bring Awareness for Mental Health and to Honor her Dad