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[Spirit Quest] Holly Robinson Peete Gets Real About Reality TV

by Tomika Anderson

Actress and longtime autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete has money, fame and a hit TV show, but there’s something the married mom of four... Read More

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

by Jazz Keyes

African-Americans are a disadvantaged population. This is not up for debate. We have less access to quality education. We are underutilized and undervalued in... Read More

Get Fit at Home with These Three Easy Workouts

Get Fit at Home with These Three Easy Workouts

by Danielle Pointdujour

We’ve all heard people say they can’t work out because they don’t have time to go to the gym or they don’t have any... Read More

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Study Finds Disadvantaged Black Women Suffer From PTSD

by Danielle Pointdujour

According to the Chicago Tribune, a recent Northwestern Medicine study that examined the South Side neighborhood of Oakland found that 29 percent of the... Read More

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Strong & Silent: Breaking the Stigma of Abuse Because Black Men Are Victims Too

by Neffer Kerr

He was 6’3”, handsome and strong. He exuded confidence. Women wanted him and men wanted to be him, but I will never forget the... Read More

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Study Shows African-Americans Prone to Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

by Danielle Pointdujour

A study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic, published in the February issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, may show some insights into... Read More

Sticks and Stones: Dismantling Black-on-Black Verbal Violence

Sticks and Stones: Dismantling Black-on-Black Verbal Violence

by Jazz Keyes

The African-American community has deemed barbershops and beauty shops to be a haven for people of color to convene and have uninhibited dialogue about... Read More

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[Doctors’ Notes] Now is the Time to Fight Off Heart Disease

by Urban Housecall Doctors

We were all shocked to learn that viral video cooking star, Felicia ‘Auntie Fee’ Odell passed away suddenly over the weekend. The cause of... Read More

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How ‘The Apprentice’ Star Stacie J. Survived A Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm

by Erickka Sy Savané

Stacie J. is a fighter. Some of us may remember seeing her duking it out on Season 2 of NBC’s ‘The Apprentice.’ But that... Read More

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Smoothie Queen JJ Smith Talks Green Juice and Cents

by Karu F. Daniels

If you don’t know who JJ Smith is, you better ask somebody—perhaps one of the more than 1.2 million folks who keep up with... Read More