Ujima Reading Lounge Reading books have been a part of our lives for a long while. A special memory is reading books and learning about the world around us, relationships, love and friendships. Ujima has always been an advocate of reading, especially encouraging our young people to read and share books. Our book recommendation is… Read More Let’s Talk Books
Five Things Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer 1. Can prostate cancer be prevented? Cancer is largely a preventable illness based on lifestyle choices. Several large studies have been conducted to examine the relationship between dietary factors and the development of prostate cancer. The results of some of these studies have indicated that increased… Read More Get Your Prostate Checked Men
Living with Sickle Cell What is Sickle Cell? Sickle cell disease is an inherited life-threatening blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. These sickled cells carry less oxygen to parts of the body and when these misshaped cells are clumped together causes pain crisis. It affects African Americans, Hispanics, and many more ethnic groups. Sickle cell disease… Read More Sickle Cell Month
I ask myself today am I getting too old to keep up with social media? When the question came across my thoughts I was a bit surprised. I have been able to keep up fairly well with new trending apps and navigated enough for me to use it properly. I have intentionally stayed away from… Read More Will This Social Media Rollercoaster Ever Stop?
Getting ready for school can be challenging. It is more than getting the right clothes and shoes it includes getting the list of school supplies. When I attended school the list for school supplies were short. It consisted of spirals, number 2 pencils, black pens, Elmer’s glue, ruler and a protractor. This is all I… Read More Cost-Cutting Ideas for Back To School Shopping
Hey Everyone! I hope your summer is great. It is almost time to head back to school for children and parents. Getting back into that grind can be hard for some. We hope you are enjoying your last days with fun. We, at Ujima, are having a great summer despite the heat. Have you handled… Read More Are you enjoying the last of summer?
July is National Minority Mental Health Month. This is a subject that goes unspoken about in the Black community. But it should be discussed all the time because many of us suffer in silence for many reasons. We have to start discussing mental health and ways to get help and manage the disease. Other cultures… Read More National Minority Mental Health Month