Federal health officials say that new cases of STD’s are at record highs. Diseases such as gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia are on the rise in a number of groups including women, infants, and gay and bisexual men. Syphilis rates rose 36 percent among women and 28 percent among newborns between 2015 and 2016. Experts say the new cases are ‘outpacing our ability to respond.
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The Top 20 TV Shows Black Women Watch (And Love)
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2016 was definitely a great year when it comes to Black women’s visibility in television!
From scripted dramas such as Empire and Queen Sugar to hilarious comedies such as Insecure and black-ish to reality shows such as RHOA, on any given night, African-American women can turn on the TV and see a range of portrayals of ourselves. But what are the shows that we just can’t miss each week?
According to a Nielsen’s “African-American Women: Our Science, Her Magic” report, these were our top 20 programs from 2016: