African American Male Wellness Walk encourages men to take charge of their health

August 14, 2013 in Health, Lifestyle, Local News, News, Top Stories

BY DARRYL Q. TUCKER
Journal Managing Editor

A couple of months ago, Toledo community activist Micheal Alexander got a clean bill of health from his doctors.
Not wanting to chance something new since the physical, Alexander stood in line to get his body mass, blood pressure and cholesterol checked Saturday, Aug. 3.
Alexander, second vice president of the Toledo chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, was one of scores of black males who attended the first African American Male Wellness Walk and health screenings at the African American Legacy Project, 1326 Collingwood. There also was a five-mile walk and run….