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Young, Black Gifted... and Living in a Shelter

by #teamEBONY

“BOOM!” I looked up from my computer where I was tweeting from through the midst of yet another manic episode (the biproduct… Read More

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PERSONAL SPACE: Find Your Happy

by Amy DuBois Barnett

By the time I graduated from college, I had lived in nine cities on three continents. The current count is a total of 12 cities. I’ve been married… Read More

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Happiness Takes Work!

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I'm not in control of my happiness. That is the theory that I accepted for a very long time. It appeared that… Read More

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When people talk about eating multiple meals a day “stoking the metabolic fire” – which, by the way, isn’t… Read More

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About 27,000 women and girls in the U.S. are HIV-positive and don't know they have the disease. The Office on Women's Health… Read More

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Black Women and Lupus: A Survivor's Story

by Mame M. Kwayie

In the middle of the night, while her child slept in a room nearby, Kimberly Dansby awoke on the bathroom floor, having suffered… Read More

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On part 2 of Oprah's Lifeclass​ for single mothers, actress Nia Long shares her painful experience of having to grow up too fast… Read More

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It's Ash Wednesday! For many denominations of Christians and Catholics, today marks the beginning of the Lenten… Read More

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What is Oil Pulling?

I had never heard of “oil pulling” until I went on my 2-week detox sojourn into the rainforest in Puerto Rico with the owners of the Paradise… Read More

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