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Our Stories

We are here to let you know you are not alone in this journey.  African American males facing kidney disease often have stories that exemplify remarkable strength, resilience, and triumph. These individuals navigate a challenging journey marked by health disparities and systemic obstacles. Despite these barriers, their unwavering determination and resilience shine through as they confront the daily challenges of managing kidney disease. Through their experiences, they find strength in the support of their loved ones and community. Their triumphs are a testament to the human spirit's ability to overcome adversity, offering hope and inspiration to others facing similar battles.  We encourage you to share these stories, share your story to help build a stronger community.

Tristan's high school lacrosse career was put on hold when his kidneys failed.

NBA Star & Olympic Gold Medal winner Alonzo Mourning shares his story of controlling his destiny.

Joshua shares his story of by pure chance discovering his diagnosis with kidney disease.

D.B. Marshall talks about being just a 20-year-old student with no signs at all, discovers he has stage 3 kidney failure.

Happy Barber

Join us in rewriting the narrative of chronic kidney disease in the African-American community. Your voice can make a significant difference in raising awareness and promoting healthier lives. Share your personal stories or support our campaign by spreading the word through sharing our website.


You can download materials and get access to a QR code that you can share with your family, friends, church, and local community groups. Your involvement can help inspire change, educate others, and ultimately improve the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease in our community. Together, we can create a brighter and healthier future, where we all LIVE IN COLOR.

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