From Barbershops to Science Conferences, Jackson Heart Study Pushes Black Health Improvement
The widely respected Jackson Heart Study began in 2000 with the recruitment of more than 5,000 African Americans from the Jackson metro area who have since undergone comprehensive health screenings at intervals to generate data for research purposes.
How Progress Works: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
MFP publisher and co-founder Kimberly Griffin encourages all Mississippians to face our turbulent history and keep telling the truth to make sure we don’t repeat the past. Today, Mississippi seems to take two steps forward, and one step back. But moving forward incrementally is still progress.