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Oprah Winfrey Puts Black Women’s Health And Wellness First With New Initiative

As a pillar in the Black community and advocate for Black women in her community, Oprah Winfrey and her cable network Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) have announced the launch of its first-ever initiative that aims to offer tools that both empower and uplift Black women’s health and wellness. According to Deadline, Winfrey and the network’s multi-platform OWN Your Health campaign strives to raise awareness and also provide “education, resources, and a sense of community to address the unique health concerns facing Black women today, encouraging them to put their health and well-being first.” The last year has been tumultuous for all of us dealing with the pandemic, especially Black women, so the Own Your Health campaign hopes to get our community’s well-being back on track. “COVID-19 and the racial justice movement have highlighted the need for urgent policy reform to balance disparities that exist in healthcare for Black women and we look forward to working with our distinguished...

Apr 9, 2021