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Chamique Holdsclaw Speaks on Her Depression

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Years ago, a cowboy on a horse whipped a lasso in Chamique Holdsclaw’s direction, trying to capture… Read More

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It started with my childhood. Muddled with failed attempts to gain the affection of my aloof and alcoholic father, followed by his… Read More

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This August, Jewel Crawford Ajibade, 52, will see her son, Daree, off to his freshman year at Temple University. With her oldest… Read More

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Every so often, when I start talking about food and how it’s in the best interests of some people to accept that they can’t eat certain… Read More

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Everyone experiences stress at some point. But "African Americans are Read More

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Your spiritual home should be a safe haven, a loving community and the ideal space for healing. Sometimes, that’s the case. Read More

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The Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling threatens access to no copay birth control for millions of women — including the… Read More

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