Why Pastors Should Talk About Contraception from the Pulpit

Why Pastors Should Talk About Contraception from the Pulpit

by Emma Akpan

As a member of the clergy, I’ve heard many sermons on a wide range of social and political topics, from voting and the problems... Read More

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Fitness Friday Kick-Off with Bodies by Mack

by Jacqueline Yates

In conjunction with EBONY’s 90-day fitness challenge (see our March/April 2015 issue), a few staffers were given the pleasure of practicing an easy, efficient... Read More

The Truth behind ‘Truffle Butter’ and What Women  (and Men) Need to Know to be Safe nicki minaj

The Truth Behind ‘Truffle Butter’

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

"Truffle Butter" has been a radio and club hit since Nicki Minaj's The PinkPrint was released late last year. Although most of us would... Read More

Mind Control

Mind Control

by Team Ebony

Blame a late-night introduction to the malevolent clown Pennywise in the TV movie It, based on Stephen King’s 1986 novel. That character is all... Read More

Heart Health:
Work it Out Your Way

Heart Health:
Work it Out Your Way

by Dr. Michele Claudette Reed

February is American Heart Month. These 27 days provide another reminder as to why now is the time to re-energize with long lasting life... Read More

Beat the Winter Blues!

Beat the Winter Blues!

by Kristin Braswell

Old man winter is upon us in full force. As you mentally prepare to brace for the cold each day, know that what you... Read More

Freedom H. Weekes, founder of H.E.L.P Ministries preaching to a crowd.

H.E.L.P. Ministries Bring Young People Back to Church

by Jervelle Frederick

Young Christians in New York City have united to bring the world a progressive ministry, one where members work tirelessly to spread the importance of... Read More

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Wendy’s Pulls Soda From Kids Meals

by Monifa Bandele

When I was in middle school, my mom worked long days as a hospital administrator and attended graduate school at night. Together, we left... Read More

Birthing Project Takes On Black Infant Mortality Crisis

Tackling Louisiana’s Black Infant Mortality Crisis

by Princess Gabbara

Every year, Black infants are more than twice as likely to die before their first birthday compared to White infants, according to the U.S.... Read More

Go to HealthCare.gov and Get Covered TODAY!

Go to HealthCare.gov and Get Covered TODAY!

by Dr. Jill Biden

"Blessed are those who persevere" is a quotation from scripture that has stayed with me since my husband Joe and I attended service at... Read More