Sweet Potato Home Fries

[RECIPES]
Sweet Potatoes Two Ways

by April Wardlaw

For generations, sweet potatoes have been a staple on our holiday table.  Whether they’re mashed and topped with marshmallows or baked… Read More

Shelly Frey and the Single Mom Struggle

Shelly Frey and the Single Mom Struggle

by Josie Pickens

Many of us were horrified to learn that a young Black woman suspected of shoplifting Read More

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Can We Stop the Violence?

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The Newtown, Connecticut school massacre has affected us all, but it hits particularly close to home for those of us who have school-aged… Read More

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Are Police Using Pinterest to Catch Criminals?

[LIFE AND TECH]
Are Police Using Pinterest to Catch Criminals?

by Stephanie Humphrey

No matter what you may think of the police, theirs is one of the toughest jobs around and it seems to be getting even tougher to… Read More

Black Mom + Indian Dad = Search for Identity

Black Mom + Indian Dad = Search for Identity

by Sharda Sekaran

It was my senior year of college. I sat at the end of a long oval table in a meeting room in one of the academic buildings. Surrounding… Read More

Temples

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No. 5: The Temples

by Joicelyn Dingle

Ernestine Dilworth has a story to trumpet. Diagnosed with cancer, she decided to use no medication or surgery—to the dismay… Read More

Expat Diaries: ‘Night Vibes’ Spreads Black Culture Throughout South Korea<br />

Expat Diaries: ‘Night Vibes’ Spreads Black Culture Throughout South Korea

by Regina Walton

Meet the African-American expatriates of EBONY.com’s “Expat Diaries,” a weekly series detailing the… Read More

Child opening presents on Christmas

[PARENTING]
Make the Holidays Special Without Blowing Your Budget

by Audrey Griffin

Have your kids given you a Christmas list that will send your budget through the roof? Here are some tips for giving kids a special… Read More

Butternut Squash

[RECIPE]
Butternut Squash Lasagna

by Kristin Braswell

Lasagna is that “anytime, any place” sort of dish (word to Janet Jackson, though she wasn't referring to food). With… Read More

Twitter Vs. Instagram

[LIFE AND TECH]
Twitter Beef Goes High Tech

by Stephanie Humphrey

So I guess it’s not just Chris Brown who has issues with Twitter these days.  Though the singer recently Read More

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