A Slow Roll on the Bike Path to Healing<br />

A Slow Roll on the Bike Path to Healing

by Evan F. Moore

Olatunji Oboi Reed had a typical all-American upbringing. Like most kids, a bicycle was his first means of transportation. And although he eventually… Read More

Through Thick & Thin: B. Smith, Husband Talk Living with Alzheimer's

Through Thick & Thin: B. Smith, Husband Talk Living with Alzheimer's

by Urban Housecall Doctors

Last year, B. Smith and Dan Gasby-- her husband of 23 years, made an announcement that shocked all of us who have followed her career. The ground… Read More

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

It Ain’t Over Until The “Big Sassy Black” Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

by Erica Watson

"Big Sassy Black women in Church Dresses are my favorite thing in the world. But I’m really selfish and I want to keep you around. I… Read More

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Mental Health Professionals Balance Recovery and Resourcefulness

by Katrina L. Rogers

Hurricane Katrina wasn’t the biggest thing on the mind of Loretta Jones. That honor went to the wedding of her daughter, Lauren… Read More

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome?

Do You Have Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome?

by Cindy George

Tatyana Rhodes didn’t grow up afraid of anybody. Even last year, when the Texas teenager’s social media feeds became… Read More

Young, Healthy and Black<br />

Young, Healthy and Black

by Nina Malkin

The media paints a bright picture of “generation nice,” the 80 million or so Americans born between 1980 and 2000, but millennials—and… Read More

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Self Care, Mental Illness and Black Tragedies

by Kasey Woods

Sometimes I get so good at not being bipolar, that I forget that I am. What may seem like an absurd notion to someone who… Read More

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Jesus Was Not American:
How Politicizing Christianity Fuels Hatred

by Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts


The hostile words… Read More

Does America Love Black People? Ebony magazine Kierna Mayo

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Does America Love Black People?

by Kierna Mayo

Despite my #currentmood, I am still very much in gratitude mode. For a month now, I have been thanking folks for loving up… Read More

The Black Church:<br />
Under Attack and Guilty of Assault

The Black Church:
Under Attack and Guilty of Assault

by Ahmad Greene-Hayes

“And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against… Read More

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