Jazmin Childress March 9, 2018 Health & Wellness How’s your Heart, Sis? The Alarming Truth About Black Women and Heart Disease Jazmin Childress March 9, 2018 Health & Wellness blackenterprise.comDo you know what the No. 1 killer of black women is? Here’s a hint: it’s not cancer. Every year, 50,000 black women die from heart disease, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).