Good Medicine: The Queen of Greens

Good Medicine: The Queen of Greens

by Margena A. Christian

Much as we love our collards, it could be time to occasionally swap them out for kale, the royalty of leafy greens. The cruciferous vegetable comes… Read More

The Skin Cancer Myth

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

Update Your Status:<br />
Why Testing Matters<br />

Update Your Status:
Why Testing Matters

by Yvonne

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)

by Herina Ayot

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

Sexy Summer Skin:<br />
Tips From a Skin Care Queen

Sexy Summer Skin:
Tips From a Skin Care Queen

by Nia Hamm

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.

by Sharda Sekaran

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

[EXERCISE]<br />
Slim Down, Keep Your Curves and Avoid Bulk

[EXERCISE]
Slim Down, Keep Your Curves and Avoid Bulk

by Jade Alexis

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

by #teamEBONY

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

[COLUMN] Do Better, Be Better:<br />
What Weak Looks Like

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

by S. Tia Brown

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
Part 2

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

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