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4 Tips for Successful Fitness Resolutions

[GET LIFE]
4 Tips for Successful Fitness Resolutions

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Before you know it, it will be 2014. And the New Year tradition of hunting around for hangover cures and making resolutions will… Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] Behind Bars

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Behind Bars, Part 2: Bridget Osborne

by Brooke Obie

 [Editor’s Note: In the fall of 2013, I visited Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Bedford Hills, New York, to explore the… Read More

Teaching Black Girls to Be Beautiful

Teaching Black Girls to Be Beautiful

by Daisy Jenkins, JD

One of the songs I love so much by the late Godfather of Soul, James Brown, is “Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m… Read More

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Coping with Holiday Grief

by Kristin Braswell

While the holiday season brings shopping, family reunions and food, it can also be a particularly difficult period of deep mourning… Read More

Metabolism -- Not Laziness -- Reason (Some) Black Women Struggle With Weight Loss

Metabolism -- Not Laziness -- Reason (Some) Black Women Struggle With Weight Loss

by Jezebel

For years, the problem had researchers flummoxed — why, in weight loss trials that require participants to diet and exercise… Read More

What's the Big Deal About Transfats?

What's the Big Deal About Transfats?

by Chinara Tate

What if your risk of having a major stroke or heart attack could be significantly reduced without making a single change in diet… Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]<br />
Behind Bars, Part 1: Karen Fisher

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Behind Bars, Part 1: Karen Fisher

by Brooke Obie

[Editor’s Note: In the fall of 2013, I visited Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Bedford Hills, New York, to explore the… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

[GET LIFE]
Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

In a recent editorial published by the Annals of Internal… Read More

[FEARLESS LIVING] Bye Bye, Tulsa

[FEARLESS LIVING] Bye Bye, Tulsa

by Julia A. Wilson

When I left my mother’s home on my own at age 16, I thought I was grown. I may not have known exactly what I would do, but… Read More

Black farmers to receive payouts in $1.2 billion from federal lawsuit settlement

[URBAN ORGANIC]
Black Farmers to Connect at Chicago Winter Farmer's Market

by #teamEBONY

This Saturday, at the Coppin Memorial A.M.E. Church, environmental sustainability organization Faith in Place will host its second annual winter organic… Read More

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