The Center for Black Health & Equity hosts and supports national/international campaigns, programs and resources that are created with African American audiences in mind.


Upcoming Events:

No Menthol Listening Session workshops

The No Menthol Listening Session workshops are sponsored by the Panola County Branch of the NAACP, the Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health and the Center for Black Health Equity. During these in person workshops, presenters will discuss the harmful effects of menthol use and its impact on local the community. To register, contact Gloria Tucker, NAACP President (601) 238-6020 or at

Past Events:

Using The Power of Data

The Center for Black Health & Equity is hosting a webinar to unveil its own GIS map developed by Wake County, NC 4H youth as a summer project.The Center’s GIS map focuses on indicators specific to Black health. From tracking health indicators liked tobacco use and cancer prevalence to figuring out how many hospital beds are in underserved communities, The Center’s GIS map can be used to get those answers.

This is an opportunity to learn about a new tool and technology that can help address health disparities. We will also show you how to use the map and how you can easily apply it to your work.

No Menthol Sunday

No Menthol Sunday, an international observance day led by The Center for Black Health & Equity is an important opportunity to engage faith leaders and their communities in a discussion about how to improve health outcomes for African Americans. This year’s No Menthol Sunday was held on May 16, 2021. For more resources, visit