The Hartford’s New Study: Black U.S. Workers Face Greater Barriers To Mental Health Support At Work

HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 20, 2023–New research by The Hartford and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) found Black U.S. workers face greater barriers to mental health support in the workplace compared with white, Hispanic/Latino, and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) U.S. workers. Black U.S. workers were more likely to rate their mental health as


Celebrating inclusivity during Disability Pride Month 

By Mylika Scatliffe AFRO Women’s Health Writer  Wesley Hamilton is an award-winning bodybuilder, something he never considered before becoming disabled. Hamilton is currently gearing up for the Immix Gala hosted by the organization, Disabled But Not Really, on Nov. 16, 2023. The black-tie event will be held in downtown Kansas City, Mo. Credit: Photo courtesy of


CBC-aligned super PAC to focus on Black voter

By AFRO Staff Former Congressional Black Caucus aides have launched a new super PAC aimed at mobilizing Black voters with an eye toward reclaiming Democratic control of the House. Should that happen, Capitol Hill could see the nation’s first Black Speaker of the House. The Rolling Sea Action Fund, named for lyrics in the Black