This Month In
S. Epatha Merkerson is well-known for award-winning roles on the stage and screen. But what you may not know is that she is one of the 4.9 million African-American adults living with diabetes.
That’s nearly 20 percent of the adult African-American population. The disease is found in about 8.3 percent of the overall American population.
Seven-year-old Chander Harwood and her mom, Nicole, are sharing their Bon Air home each summer with some special visitors.
For two years, the Harwoods have opened their home to children from New York City, allowing the visitors to get a taste of the outdoors and life outside an urban setting, courtesy of the non-profit Fresh Air Fund.