The 23-year-old mother has been battling stage 3 melanoma since she was diagnosed last November.

Jacqueline Smith wants other Black women to know that melanoma isn’t just a white problem.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the five-year survival rate for African Americans is 73 percent compared to 91 percent in Caucasians.

Brandy, Tatyana Ali, Tempestt Bledsoe and more have joined forces for the Style network’s Skin Cancer PSA titled “Naked.” The message aims to spread awareness of the disease to all skin tones, and bares the tagline: “If you leave the house without sunscreen, you might as well be naked.” Take a look at the PSA […]

Just because you’re black doesn’t mean you can’t tan. But that still doesn’t mean it’s good for you, whatever shade your skin is.