6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

6 Ways to be Empowered in the Doctor’s Office

by Kellee Terrell

It’s no secret that African-Americans aren’t treated as well as we should be when we go the doctor. Mounds of trusted and well-respected studies... Read More

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

I Survived a Heart Attack at 33

by #teamEBONY

A family history of heart disease scared Meliah Bowers Jefferson into adopting a strict diet and exercise journey at 25. But despite her positive... Read More

Michaela Angela Davis on Self Love [Exclusive Excerpt]

Michaela Angela Davis on Self Love [Exclusive Excerpt]

by Michaela angela Davis

When my daughter, Elenni, was about 7, she went South for the summer and encountered her first Sunday school lesson. She called me, excited:... Read More

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

Navigating a Mental Health Crisis and the Dreaded 911 Call

by Anissa Moody, Ph.D

For several years, I raised a teenager who struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder. Parenting a child with active PTSD is like walking through a... Read More

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

Losing weight and eating healthier are some pretty dope resolutions to take on in 2016. But where does strengthening your mental and emotional health... Read More

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

It’s that the time of year to exchange gifts, eat lots of sweet potato pie (your granny’s or Patty’s) and jot down your resolutions... Read More

Editors’ Holiday Shopping Guide: Outdoor and Sporting Fun

Editors’ Holiday Shopping Guide: Outdoor and Sporting Fun

by Madison J. Gray

Check your calendar. We're counting down the final days of the X-Mas season and it's way past the cut-off for determining who has been naughty... Read More

I Lost 100 Lbs. Naturally!

I Lost 100 Lbs. Naturally!

by Tiffany Walden

While sitting at the table across from his family at a Los Angeles steakhouse, Damon Elliott felt the effects of his hypertension coming on... Read More

Detoxing Our Diets: How We’re Saying Goodbye to Inorganic Foods

Detoxing Our Diets: How We’re Saying Goodbye to Inorganic Foods

by Elizabeth Aguirre

In 1974, EBONY published an article titled “A Farewell to Chitterlings”. During this time, Black Nationalism was on the rise and a major component... Read More

Getting Fit with Michael Jai White

Getting Fit with Michael Jai White

by Michael Jai White

First thing in the morning I do what most people do: gather my thoughts, try to remember what I might have forgotten, plot my... Read More