7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

7 Ways to Get Your Mind Right for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

Losing weight and eating healthier are some pretty dope resolutions to take on in 2016. But where does strengthening your mental and emotional health... Read More

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

New Year, New You: The Best Health Resolutions for 2016

by Kellee Terrell

It’s that the time of year to exchange gifts, eat lots of sweet potato pie (your granny’s or Patty’s) and jot down your resolutions... Read More

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