Youth

Actress Tamala Jones got a wake up call at the age of 23 when she survived a ruptured brain aneurysm. Fourteen years later, she’s making it her mission to educate young people about the importance of good health. She wants youth to know that they too can wake up one day sick. She shared her […]

A new survey of African-American youth has found that almost half report considerable pressure to have sex. The results, which were derived from the answers of 1,500 youth ages 13-21, will be featured in the October issue of Essence magazine. “I was elated that Essence choose to even run the story along with the data,” […]