Dec 28, 2023
UConn Today – “Black Girls Run! Community Organization Creates Inclusive Space for Physical Activity”
“A recent study highlights how a community organization called Black Girls Run! is supporting Black women around the country in getting and staying physically active.
Black women suffer some of the worst health disparities in the U.S. Four out of five Black women in the U.S. are overweight or obese, putting them at higher risk for diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Approximately 59% to 73% of Black women do not meet the recommended targets for physical activity.”
Read more here.