'GirlTrek' Leads the Way in the Fight to…

Black women suffer from preventable diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers at higher rates than other groups, but a Washington D.C-based nonprofit is working to change that. GirlTrek isn’t a fitness organization; it’s a “holistic, health movement,” says Jewel Bush, a representative of the group. The movement began in 2010 with the goal of healing Black bodies, inspiring young women, and transforming communities.

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