Black Women's Health Imperative

The Black Women's Health Imperative is dedicated to promoting physical, mental and spiritual health and well-being for the nation's 19.5 million African American women and girls. Learn more at: www.BlackWomensHealth.ORG

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.
Alma Speed Fox: In 2007, she received the Wilma Scott Heide Pioneer Feminist Award from the Pennsylvania chapter of NOW for her pioneering work to advance equal rights for both African Americans and women.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.

Alma Speed Fox: In 2007, she received the Wilma Scott Heide Pioneer Feminist Award from the Pennsylvania chapter of NOW for her pioneering work to advance equal rights for both African Americans and women.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.
Patricia Roberts-Harris: First African American woman to serve the nation as Ambassador, the first African American woman to become dean of a law school, and the first African American woman to serve in a Presidential cabinet.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.

Patricia Roberts-Harris: First African American woman to serve the nation as Ambassador, the first African American woman to become dean of a law school, and the first African American woman to serve in a Presidential cabinet.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.
Jocelyn Elders: First African American appointed as United States Surgeon General.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.

Jocelyn Elders: First African American appointed as United States Surgeon General.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.
Vivian Pinn: Appointed the first full-time director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health, 1991.

During Women’s History month The Imperative is commemorating Black women who have made history in their communities and the world.

Vivian Pinn: Appointed the first full-time director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health, 1991.

Febraury 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Elevate the Conversation on HIV & the Black community & GET TESTED! Find your local testing center & conversation pointers by clicking the picture above.

Febraury 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Elevate the Conversation on HIV & the Black community & GET TESTED! Find your local testing center & conversation pointers by clicking the picture above.

February is National Heart Health Month. Click the picture to read:
Heart Disease and Black Women: The Silent Killer that Speaks Volumes

February is National Heart Health Month. Click the picture to read:

Heart Disease and Black Women: The Silent Killer that Speaks Volumes