Kasey Woods

The Beautiful Face of Mental Illness

by Kasey Woods

What does success look like? I played around with the idea of that for years and continuously tried to mold myself to fit that warped… Read More

Danny Brown

Danny Brown, Mental Health and Black Man Tears

by Alexander Hardy

The circus of fame is no place for the weak. The feeble of heart, mind, or will rarely fare well in the spotlight. The hip hop ring… Read More

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by Elizabeth Dawes Gay, MPH

Romance is in the air. Flowers, chocolates, condoms, and lube are in demand, and you’ve got a hot date.  This weekend… Read More

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[URBAN ORGANIC] 6 Plants to Detox Your House

The top three common toxins in indoor air of major concern are: benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde, which could lead to serious… Read More

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Virgin

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Virgin

by Brooke Obie

I was raised, as my mother would say, in the “fear and the admonition of the Lord.” I have been a devout Christian all… Read More

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Kitchen Cupboard Remedies

by Margena A. Christian

Your kitchen cupboard today can replace your medicine cabinet of yesterday, believes Lillian M. Beard, M.D., a practicing pediatrician with Children’s… Read More

She’s Gotta Have It

She’s Gotta Have It

by Annie Daly

She simply could not help herself. Despite being in therapy, working to understand and hopefully alter her behavior, Mary Smith* placed a very personal… Read More

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4 Natural Remedies for the Winter Blues

by Kristin Braswell

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

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New Data Shows HIV Positive Blacks Less Likely to Stay in Care

by Rod McCullom

New data released last week on… Read More

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The Real Faces of HIV/AIDS [PHOTOS]

To commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day we reached out to those diagnosed… Read More

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