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Dear Weave-Hating Pastor

THE WEEKLY READ:
Dear Weave-Hating Pastor

by Michael Arceneaux

Hey there, Pastor A.J. Aamir. How’s your scalp doing? Is it blessed and highly favored? I sure hope so, because if… Read More

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Learning to Swim at 35

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Learning to Swim at 35

by Tabari McCoy

“Every stereotype has a nucleus, ” my friend and fellow comedian Vince Morris often says. Unfortunately, I realized I… Read More

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Aretha Franklin Remembers MLK

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
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Living Legend. Lady Soul. The Undisputed Queen of Soul. These are the monikers that precede 18-time Grammy Award winner… Read More

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by Erika Nicole Kendall

Okay, tell the truth: how many cups—and by cups, I mean eight-ounce servings—of coffee are you drinking a week? According… Read More

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When Prayer Is Not Enough

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When Prayer Is Not Enough

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Mental health concerns are among the biggest and most dangerously tabooed topics in Black America.  A comedian once said that… Read More

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5 Facts About the 'Affordable Care Act'

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We’ve heard about it in bits and pieces over the past three years — Read More

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Can a Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?

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Can a Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

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LOSING DAPHNE

by #teamEBONY

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The Best Food Co-ops and Farmers Markets in NYC [PHOTOS]

[URBAN ORGANIC]
The Best Food Co-ops and Farmers Markets in NYC [PHOTOS]

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The Power of "NO"

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The Power of "NO"

by Erika Nicole Kendall

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