By Karen Rice Without question, going through a life threatening illness is a teachable moment. It let's us know what true beauty is, as well as true

  Let me ask this question: What’s wrong with being nice? Some might agree with that old saying that nice guys finish last. And some

  Pictured:  Amirah Vann's character (Ernestine) struggles are brought to light in season 2 WGN America has teamed with the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for public service announcements following episodes of its critically acclaimed series“Underground,” airing on Wednesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Delivered by series co-creator Misha Green and actress Amirah Vann, the PSAs will address domestic violence and suicide prevention to provide a resource for viewers who may be dealing personally with these issues. Vann’s character (Ernestine) faces these struggles, which were brought to light in the season two premiere of “Underground.” “Domestic violence and suicide are two issues that still plague our communities today. Both thrive on isolation, and we wanted to let those at risk know that we see them and encourage them to seek the help they deserve,” said“Underground” co-creator and executive producer Misha Green. “We appreciate WGN America using a powerful platform like ‘Underground’ to help spark conversations about domestic violence,” said Cameka Crawford, Chief Communications Officer at the National Domestic Violence Hotline. “The only way we will end this epidemic is by continuing to speak openly about domestic violence, which brings this issue into the light and shows people affected by relationship abuse that help is available." “We believe that healing, hope and help are happening every day,” said Frances Gonzalez, Director of Communications for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. “By having these conversations and sharing resources for those in crisisand their loved ones, we can prevent suicides and save lives.” The National Domestic Violence Hotline’s highly trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk with anyone affected by domestic violence. The Hotline provides lifesaving tools, safety planning, immediate support and hope to empowervictims to break free of abuse. Resources and help can be found at thehotline.org or by calling 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Click

2016 has been some kinda year. Wouldn’t you agree? It’s been that kind of year that has many of us wondering, ugh, what just

      Union Bank and the American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Affiliate announced on December 8, the 14 Heart Heroes who will ride on their float Keep the Beat Alive in

(Los Angeles, CA) The Reed for Hope Foundation (RFHF) surprised thousands of guests with a live-guest performance by Doug E. Fresh at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's (AHF)

  (Pictured: (L-R- Shanice Wilson, Dorinda Walker, Latoyia Dennis, Kelly Price and Stephanie Bavaro.) It goes without saying, “The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the

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