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[ESSAY] Lil' Kim: Diary of a Mirror

by Esther Armah

1996. Damn, even in the mug shot Lil' Kim is pretty. Brown, smooth skin, nice eyes, cute nose. We all checked pictures of the… Read More

Being 'the Black Guy'

Being 'the Black Guy'

by Chris Wilder

I guess it’s always been this way, but over the last few years I’ve really begun to feel like no one hires Black… Read More

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Understanding the Obamacare Women’s Healthcare Provisions

A BIG WIN:
Understanding the Obamacare Women’s Healthcare Provisions

by Zerlina Maxwell

August 1st was a big day in the history of women’s healthcare.  That’s the day that the women’s preventative… Read More

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Men vs. Women

Exercise Needs:
Men vs. Women

by Jade Alexis

Men and women have unique fitness needs and wants.  Both need to maintain a good bill of health as well as a healthy weight. … Read More

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10 Things You Should Know About Child Support

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

During Child Support Awareness Month in August, and even during the rest of the year, it’s important to be mindful of the facts… Read More

ASK B. SCOTT:<br />
'Should I Cut Myself for Love?'

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'Should I Cut Myself for Love?'

by B. Scott

Dear B. Scott: My fiance wants me to ask you this question. I am from East Africa. Two years ago, I met my African American… Read More

AIDS 2012:<br />
New Data Show Black Gay Men Face "World's Highest" Risk of HIV

AIDS 2012:
New Data Show Black Gay Men Face "World's Highest" Risk of HIV

by Rod McCullom

More than 25,000 people have arrived in Washington D.C. for the 19th International… Read More

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BECOMING HER OWN BOSS:
A Young Entrepreneur’s Journey to Facing Her Fears

by Ebonie Johnson Cooper

“If you can’t just do your job without any push back for your remaining time, then we don’t need you here.” This… Read More

5 Supplements for Every Black Man

5 Supplements for Every Black Man

by Kimberly Walker

Along with those muscle-building protein shakes, every Black man should be taking his fair share of daily supplements to maintain… Read More

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A Great Day in Harlem

MANIFEST REFLECTIONS:
A Great Day in Harlem

by Slim Jackson

It's a funny thing to be raised by both parents, go to a good school, get a few good jobs, then look back at the journey I've… Read More

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