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Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll

The tragic faces of drug addiction: Heartbreaking gifs show how quickly drugs take their toll Pictures of 16 people arrested on drug charges reveal how quickly harmful substances can change physical appearances  Tens of millions of Americans struggle with additions to illicit drugs  Heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine can accelerate aging and make people appear sickly,… Read More »