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

It’s Hard Being ‘Woke’ When You Want to Sleep

It’s Hard Being ‘Woke’ When You Want to Sleep

by Jesse Bernard/Blavity.com

When you first watched The Green Mile, you might have pondered upon the thought of possessing John Coffey’s special and unique gift. My only feelings were... Read More

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

Can Food Deserts Be Reversed in Black Communities?

by Dr. Renee Matthews

What are food deserts and why do they exist? Is it because the foods are deserting the neighborhoods? That is exactly what is happening... Read More

Five Ways to Unwind Without Netflix or Naps

Five Ways to Unwind Without Netflix or Naps

by Blavity.com

Life can be tiring when you’re trying to be great. Overworking is an American characteristic that’s simply a part of cultural identity. Our society,... Read More

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

The Other Diabetes: Being Young and Living with the Disease

by Tiffany Walden

Daniel Robinson knew it was only a matter of time before he was diagnosed with something. With a 72-year-old father who suffers from hypertension... Read More

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

Report: More Unhealthy Snack Ads for Black, Hispanic Children

by Shantell E. Jamison

According to a study conducted by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, children saw substantially more television advertising for unhealthy snack foods... Read More

Choice Under Fire: Issues Surrounding African American Reproductive Rights

Choice Under Fire: Issues Surrounding African American Reproductive Rights

by Renee Bracey Sherman

Edited by Jamilah Lemieux   While driving through Memphis, Tenn., last spring, Cherisse Scott passed anti-abortion billboards, paid for by Prolife Across America, which stated,... Read More