What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

by Aysha Ives, M.S.

Stephanie Covington Armstrong was taking care of loved ones and handling her business when the emotional scars of childhood sexual abuse began to surface.... Read More

Activist Jedidiah Brown Determined to Keep Fighting After Suicide Attempt

Activist Jedidiah Brown Determined to Keep Fighting After Suicide Attempt

by Alexander Hardy

Tuesday afternoon, a day after an apparent suicide attempt that shut down Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive for an hour and a half, activist Jedidiah... Read More

Getting Serious About African-Americans and Heart Health

Getting Serious About African-Americans and Heart Health

by LaShieka Hunter

February is Heart Month, so we caught up with William A. Cooper, M.D., Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at WellStar Health Systems in Marietta,... Read More

#KnowYourStatus: ‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis on Black HIV Awareness

#KnowYourStatus: ‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis on Black HIV Awareness

by Sylvia Snowden

Sure, he left Issa (and that Best Buy t-shirt) hanging on HBO’s smash hit Insecure. In real life, though, actor Jay Ellis is a... Read More

Skin Care

Shameless About Intimate Skin Care [Powered by Vagisil]

by #teamEBONY

Ladies, if you think dryness, age and stress can only affect your facial skin, it may be time to recharge your skin care routine.... Read More

Self-Care, Clarity, and Sunshine: On Taking My Own Advice

Self-Care, Clarity, and Sunshine: On Taking My Own Advice

by Alexander Hardy

Though I wrote for and was editor of my high school newspaper, I didn’t start taking writing seriously until I enrolled in a nonfiction... Read More

Kwanzaa

On 50 Years of Kwanzaa: Why the Journey Continues

by Dr. Maulana Karenga

The 50th anniversary of the Pan-African holiday, Kwanzaa, of necessity brings added focus and emphasis on its customary call for remembrance, reflection and recommitment.... Read More

holiday

Holiday Happiness: Will You Fake It or Make It?

by S. Tia Brown

Heartache is the real Grinch that steals Christmas. When most folks think of the holidays, they start fantasizing about familial and romantic rituals; but... Read More

When the Sugar Ain’t Sweet: What You Should Know About Diabetes

When the Sugar Ain’t Sweet: What You Should Know About Diabetes

by Urban Housecall Doctors

From the contentious election to natural disasters to the onslaught of violence experienced in our community, most of us are grateful just to have... Read More

Working Together Towards a HIV/AIDS Free Generation

Working Together Towards a HIV/AIDS Free Generation

by Drew-Shane Daniels

Often times we are reminded about unsettling facts about how HIV and AIDS looks within the Black gay community. These stories are often laced... Read More