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5 Tips for Smart Snacking

by Erika Nicole Kendall

When it comes to snacking, I am a boss. I mean, if snacking were a company, I would own it. It’s just…it’s my… Read More

Young, Fly and Bipolar

Young, Fly and Bipolar

by Kasey Woods

I sat in front of my laptop Googling feverously. I wasn’t searching for a hot pair of shoes or looking at one of my… Read More

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Reset Your Fitness with Rihanna and Halle Berry’s Body Guru

[GET LIFE]
Reset Your Fitness with Rihanna and Halle Berry’s Body Guru

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Recently, I had the distinct honor of sitting down with the mean behind the famous bodies of everyone from Rihanna to Halle to Kanye… Read More

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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

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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

Coping with Holiday Grief

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

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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

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