Check out a gallery of famous Black celebrities who were diagnosed with breast cancer throughout the years inside.

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Amber Rachelle was 26 when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, which is aggressive and difficult to treat.

Rhonda is a breast cancer survivor. She shares the story of how she got diagnosed after scheduling a mammogram on a whim when she took her daughter to the doctor. She explains what her specific situation was, the treatment she received, and why her diagnosis was at a stage 3. Rhonda also talks about her […]


I was a typical, multi-tasking miracle-working, taking-care-of-everyone superhero Black woman when I was diagnosed with Stage 3A Triple Negative Breast Cancer.


  Paulette Leaphart, a cast member in Beyoncé‘s visual album and artistic triumph Lemonade, left her hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi, on April 30th determined to walk the 1,034 miles to Washington, D.C. — and she did it topless. The daring move was intended to make a statement to Congress about breast cancer. The single mother-of-eight was diagnosed with Stage 2 […]


Paulette Leaphart had a double mastectomy in 2014 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. That moment sparked her journey as not only a breast cancer survivor, but an activist. Leaphart decided that her diagnosis would not define her. So she put on her running shoes in an attempt to bring awareness to the fight against cancer. Paulette walked […]

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, presented by Duke Cancer Institute, was rescheduled due to the inclement weather and will be held THIS Saturday, October 17th, at North Hills (Six Forks Rd & Beltline). Registration for this noncompetitive, inspirational event begins at 8:00 a.m., with the walk set to start at […]

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Bershan Shaw of OWN’s “Love In The City” is a two time breast cancer survivor. She stopped by “NewsOne Now” to share her amazing story of…

  The Susan G. Komen Foundation has enlisted the help of a doo-wop to remind you to get tested for Breast Cancer. Susan G. Komen…