[GET LIFE]<br />
Put Down the Soda NOW

[GET LIFE]
Put Down the Soda NOW

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Prior to New York City’s soft drink regulations being Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] 'Inner Fitness’ Coach Aims to Change the Way We Heal

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE] 'Inner Fitness’ Coach Aims to Change the Way We Heal

by Brooke Obie

“In all your years of schooling—from Kindergarten to whatever level you reached—did you ever take one course that… Read More

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

by Melissa Johnson

Hypertension. High cholesterol. Diabetes. These medical conditions plague our people in record numbers—in fact, they are so common, we tend… Read More

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches<br />

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches

by France François

Weak and exhausted, each time she lifted her head from the pillow, Andrene Taylor left behind a large patch of hair. After quietly… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
Why Aren’t We Talking About Fat Black Men?

[GET LIFE]
Why Aren’t We Talking About Fat Black Men?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

We talk so much about overweight Black women---from "concerned" discussions of studies that reveal troubling rates of obesity… Read More

[FOOD JUSTICE]<br />
Who's Keeping Our Kids Unhealthy?

[FOOD JUSTICE]
Who's Keeping Our Kids Unhealthy?

by Tanya Fields

At a conference last weekend, I spoke at length about the daily realities families face in my community when presented with little… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
What Can We Learn from the Horsemeat Controversy?

[GET LIFE]
What Can We Learn from the Horsemeat Controversy?

by Erika Nicole Kendall

Though we keep hearing the names Nestle, Ikea, Burger King, and Taco Bell, don't be fooled: the tally is actually at 13. Thirteen… Read More

Our Children Have More to Lose if We Don’t Change the Way We Eat

Our Children Have More to Lose if We Don’t Change the Way We Eat

by dream hampton

My fighter of a father survived a massive stroke but lost his life to a heart attack. He was in his early sixties. My beloved… Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]<br />
Bishop Vashti McKenzie on the Right Way to Mix Christianity and Politics<br />

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
Bishop Vashti McKenzie on the Right Way to Mix Christianity and Politics

by Brooke Obie

Whether in the pulpit of a church, at the podium of the Democratic National Convention, or over the phone for an interview, when… Read More

[GET LIFE]<br />
The Hidden Eating Disorder in the Black Community

[GET LIFE]
The Hidden Eating Disorder in the Black Community

by Erika Nicole Kendall

As I pen this essay, I am acutely aware of my actions. My mother is in the hospital for a subarachnoid hemorrhage, which… Read More

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