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Juan Valentine Ain’t Your Average Yogi

by Josie Pickens

Juan Valentine loves fly fashion, dope haircuts, and transforming lives through teaching yoga.  He’s not your average yogi--a Black… Read More

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GirlTrek Is Inspiring Healthy Black Womanhood, One Step at a Time

by Zainab Karim

With the hashtag #BlackGirlHealing, GirlTrek is drawing much-needed attention to the root causes… Read More

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

Black Teen Suicide: More Reality Than Myth

by Dr. Summer Matheson

Last November, after reading “Preventing Suicides in the Black Community” by Gaynor Hall and Pam Grimes, a quote that echoed in my head… Read More

Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness

Black Women Turn to Internet to Battle Mystifying Illness

by Driadonna Roland

When singer Chrisette Michele was featured in EBONY’s “Body Brigade” issue in March, she and her fellow full-figured bombshells… Read More

Holly Robinson Peete Welcomes You To The "Autism Express"

Holly Robinson Peete Welcomes You To The "Autism Express"

by Najja Parker

Holly Robinson Peete has her hands full. She's the star of a new reality series on OWN entitled For Peete's Sake, she's… Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

by Tiffany Walden

My older sister had her first heart attack in 2004 at age 34 when I was in my final year of law school. That was a real wake-up call. My father already… Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Planning for Life After Death

by Kimberly Seals Allers

Thanks to life insurance policies and credit cards, more families are able to handle funeral expenses for a loved one without being left in dire straits… Read More

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

by Kellee Terrell

It’s no secret that African-Americans aren’t treated as well as we should be when we go the doctor. Mounds of trusted and well-respected… Read More

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

by #teamEBONY

A family history of heart disease scared Meliah Bowers Jefferson into adopting a strict diet and exercise journey at 25. But despite her positive… Read More

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

Losing weight and eating healthier are some pretty dope resolutions to take on in 2016. But where does strengthening your mental and emotional health… Read More

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