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The Skin Cancer Myth

by #teamEBONY

Tiffany Blackwell once believed that the melanin in her skin provided adequate protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s how… Read More

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Why Testing Matters<br />

Update Your Status:
Why Testing Matters

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EBONY is joining forces with Greater Than AIDS – a nation-wide campaign that stresses unity, hope, and personal empowerment… Read More

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Making Peace With My Mother (and Myself)

[CONFESSIONS]
Making Peace With My Mother (and Myself)

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First, I thought I had malaria---the infectious disease born from parasitic mosquitoes that infiltrates blood cells resulting in… Read More

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Summer is fast approaching, which means people will be baring more skin and soaking in more sun. This makes for a happier population… Read More

[ESSAY] What's a Good Ex-Christian Girl to do? Pray.

[ESSAY] What's a Good Ex-Christian Girl to do? Pray.

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We lived on the second floor of an old house full of people. The family below us was led by a powerful matriarch. We all called her… Read More

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Slim Down, Keep Your Curves and Avoid Bulk

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There are two main reasons why many women are afraid to exercise and lift weights:  The first is that they do not want to lose… Read More

Our Father’s Not in Heaven:<br />
The New Black Atheism

Our Father’s Not in Heaven:
The New Black Atheism

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Several years ago, I pitched a freelance piece about black atheism to a prominent magazine geared toward African-Americans. The pitch… Read More

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What Weak Looks Like

[COLUMN] Do Better, Be Better:
What Weak Looks Like

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I have never been bullied. And as a child I’ve never watched anyone be terrorized. That’s why it surprised me, as well… Read More

Run, People, Run<br />
Part 2

Run, People, Run
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by Tahir Jetter

Perhaps you’ve been wanting to begin running for a while.  Maybe you’ve been out of your routine for some… Read More

EBONY > AIDS:<br />
MC Lyte

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