An estimated 350,000 African Americans have epilepsy, and nearly 24,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Read more about epilepsy in the African American community in this award winning article and listen to an interview with the writer!
Jason Snelling is spokeperson in a PSA for the Epilepsy Foundation's education and awareness campaign for the African American Outreach Program. He not only tackles his opponents in football, but shares how he also faces epilepsy head on!
HBCU’s across the country are raising awareness in the African American community through partnerships with their local Epilepsy Foundation affiliates to create educational programming on campus and in their surrounding communities