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Episode 10 – Becoming a Support(HER)- Establishing Lasting Relationships With Allies

The climate in our country has sparked important dialogue and new alliances to address racial disparities. On this special episode of Black and Well TV, we talk to three guests who will share their unique perspectives about the power of supporting our community as an ally. Join us Friday, June 19th at 4pm as we explore methods and best practices for engaging or becoming a supporter of cultural movements.

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Episode 1: Remaining Black & Well During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Hosted By Linda Goler Blount, President and CEO, BWHI with guests Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association, Dr. Angela Marshall, Chair, BWHI Board of Directors and Shavon Arline-Bradley, Founding Principal, R.E.A.C.H. Beyond Solutions.

Episode 2 -High Risk Conditions & COVID-19

Learn more about the role of preexisting conditions in the impact of COVID-19, while also learning tips about healthy lifestyle choices to address chronic illnesses like prediabetes and heart disease. We also heard from Black women who’ve been personally impacted by COVID-19.

Episode 3 – The Front Lines of Reproductive Health For Sisters In Need

An interactive discussion about The Front Lines of Reproductive Health For Sisters In Need. Hosted By Linda Goler Blount, President and CEO, BWHI with guests Shanicia Boswell, Founder, Black Moms Blog, Dr. Angelica Geter Fugerson, Chief Health Officer, City of Atlanta and Byllye Avery, Founder, Black Women’s Health Imperative.

Episode 4 – Navigating Relationships During Quarantine & Beyond

From being quarantined with a spouse or partner, to having dating life halted because of COVID-19, there is definitely a lot to discuss establishing, maintaining, and growing interpersonal relationships. Dating & relationship coach Stacii Jae Johnson gives us a download on virtual dating, newlyweds Ken& Joi Stokes shares how they’ve managed during quarantine while also expecting their first child together, and licensed psychotherapist Jennifer Lester gives us tips to ensure that our relationship with self, and with others, is solid.

Episode 5 – Managing The Mental & Emotional Impact of the Pandemic

The  Friday, May 15th episode of  Black & Well TV featured licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Ayanna Abrams, author, and Life Strategist Sheri Riley, and author and global philanthropist Dr. Chanita Foster. There was a lively and candid discussion about how Black women have been impacted and to identify practical solutions for moving forward.

Episode 6 – The Importance of Clinical Research In Communities of Color

This episode featured a conversation on the importance of clinical research participation for Black women, the history and the future. We will talked about All of Us Clinical Research Program. Our guests include Edith Mitchell, MD, Vice President and Chair of Research for the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute, a research institute dedicated to addressing racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare, Martha Dawson, DNP, RN, the President of the Black Nurses Association and Journalist Andrea Collier.

Episode 7 – Black Women, COVID-19 and HIV, where do we go from here

This global pandemic has exposed the health disparities that have made Black women particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 — vulnerabilities that those of us impacted by HIV are already incredibly familiar with. This episode addresses the experiences of Black women living through another pandemic, and how we can find strength and build community in our continued work to end the HIV epidemic together.

Episode 8: Supporting Our Village During Trying Times

This global pandemic has exposed the health disparities that have made Black women particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 — vulnerabilities that those of us impacted by HIV are already incredibly familiar with. This episode addresses the experiences of Black women living through another pandemic, and how we can find strength and build community in our continued work to end the HIV epidemic together.

Episode 9: The Black Reproductive Justice Response to COVID 19 & Community Unrest

In this episode, Black and Well TV turned to the voices of four women who shared their perspective on where the Black Reproductive Justice movement stands during the crisis of COVID-19 and the protest for justice. We featured leaders who are on the frontline of the movement: Dazon Dixon Diallo, Founder, Sister Love,Inc., Dr. Quinn Gentry, Empowerment Coach, Jemea Dorsey, CEO of Center For Black Women’s Wellness and Marsha Jones, Executive Director, The Afiya Center.