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4 Natural Remedies for the Winter Blues

by Kristin Braswell   Feb 11, 2014

These days, you might find yourself more tired or depressed than usual, with little motivation to leave the bed. I know that if I... Read More

Chiara de Blasio

Why Chiara de Blasio Matters

by Teresa Mastin, Ph.D.   Jan 20, 2014

When then-soon-to-be NYC First Daughter Chiara de Blasio went public with her history of depression and substance abuse in a YouTube video posted on... Read More

Donald Glover

Donald Glover Clears the Air

by #teamEBONY   Oct 18, 2013

Community star Donald Glover has opened up about what led to his decision to post a series of disturbing Instagram confessions Monday. His long... Read More

Just Human:
A Thank You Note to Donald Glover

Just Human:
A Thank You Note to Donald Glover

by Loy Alexandra   Oct 17, 2013

[This is a series of responses to Donald Glover's recent Instagram posts, in which he shares some revealing info about his professional and personal... Read More

Donald Glover

Donald Glover’s Open Letters

by #teamEBONY   Oct 16, 2013

Donald Glover explained his departure from NBC show Community in a series of candid notes posted to his Instagram. The 30-year-old actor, who also... Read More

[GET LIFE]
The Health Benefits and Risks of Drinking Coffee

[GET LIFE]
The Health Benefits and Risks of Drinking Coffee

by Erika Nicole Kendall   Aug 20, 2013

Okay, tell the truth: how many cups—and by cups, I mean eight-ounce servings—of coffee are you drinking a week? According to a study published... Read More

#OKNotToBeOK:
Hip-Hop’s Manic Depression

#OKNotToBeOK:
Hip-Hop’s Manic Depression

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury   Jul 25, 2013

Marsha Gosho Oakes, the founder and editor-in-chief of one of the most globally respected online music magazines—SoulCulture.co.uk—has grown her website from an upstart blog... Read More

The Mind-Body Disconnect

The Mind-Body Disconnect

by Jo Nubian   Feb 12, 2013

Many of the people in my circle are holding tight to their 2013 New Year's resolutions—especially those hoping to improve their health with exercise and changes... Read More

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Selling His D.C. Home

by #teamEBONY   Sep 20, 2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. is selling his Washington, D.C. home to help cover the cost of mounting medical bills, according to a spokesman. The Illinois... Read More

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released from Mayo Clinic

by #teamEBONY   Sep 10, 2012

After months of speculation and genuine concern, Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. has been released from the Mayo Clinic after being treated for bipolar disorder.... Read More