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After reading the news of For Brown Girls creator Karyn Washngton’s passing… Read More

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It’s time to get fresh. Spring is not only a season that brings more sun, but also colorful, nutrient dense foods to add to… Read More

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She encouraged others to accept themselves, yet she may have expected too much of herself.  Though she was thoughtful and humble… Read More

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Overcoming the ‘Scandal’ of Negative Stereotypes with Faith

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There are many experiences that can distort how Black women see themselves. A constant barrage of negative media images can skew… Read More

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“I’m sorry, we are no longer accepting that kind of insurance. I apologize for the confusion; Dr. [insert name] is only… Read More

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Be it in the gym or out, no matter how you train, there are simply some tools that make your training session that… Read More

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As a film and TV producer, I’d heard about We Care Spa, the juice-fasting spiritual retreat… Read More

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Spring hath sprung! The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and you’re suddenly sneezing…a lot. For some people… Read More

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Kenneth Banks is no stranger to spearheading large-scale projects. The founder and president of the multi-million dollar Banks Contracting… Read More

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People are horrible. They will smile in your face and scandalize your name. They will cheat you and steal from you and hide their… Read More

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