Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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This Year’s Pulitzer List Confirms What We...

Black authors are on full display on this year’s list of Pulitzer prize winners as the understanding that the only people who can write about...

Self-Care for Black People 101: Options Outside...

Living while Black. This is a term that is used to describe the reason why vast numbers of Black people face injustices and prejudices...

Could Black-Owned Businesses Benefit More from Black...

The notion that the Black community must become economically self-sufficient has been at the center of Black liberation for decades. From the Montgomery bus...

Health Group, Clergy Team Up to Fight...

Several members of clergy and the Health Promotion Action Coalition gathered for a weekly luncheon Thursday to discuss plausible solutions for alleviating health disparities found...

Swedish Company Sells Blackface Spray Tan, Irony...

Apparently white Swedish women are using spray tan to make themselves Black. As revealed by BlackGirlLongHair, when Emmaatan, the Swedish spray tan company run by Emma Patissier...

Comedian Creates New App That Splits Bill...

Yes, you read that right. EquiTable is a recently developed app that splits the bill based on gender and racial wage disparities. So the next time...

WhereU App Inspires Black Consumers to Recycle...

The WhereU app aims to build the largest directory of Black-owned businesses. Launched in celebration of Black History Month, the app is available for...

Companies Selling “Fake” Diet Pills Will Now...

    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it will bring criminal and civil charges against some of the marketers and creators of certain...

Black Community Comes Together to Turn ‘Food...

For almost two decades, the residents who live in a predominantly African-American Greensboro neighborhood didn't have a place to shop for food. The community...

Sleep and Your Health: Are You Getting...

      A number of studies reveal that Black Americans are not getting adequate sleep. This serious health issue has a profound impact on the overall...

The Benefits of Fiber: Why This Nutritional...

People’s fiber choices are often influenced by several factors, which can impact their overall nutritional status. These factors include the available income of families,...

Chicago’s Black City Council Calls for the...

Video via Chicago Tribune

Plantains: A Superfood Beneficial to Those of...

Plantains have long been a staple in African and Caribbean diets. Aside from their great flavor (which can be sweet or savory), plantains have...

Black Entrepreneurs Make Community Health a Priority

When Kendra Blackett-Dibinga, an avid runner, had to give up her favorite fitness activity due to bad knees, she decided to turn her health...

Breastfeeding and Black Women: Raising Awareness About...

Recently, a group of pediatricians, parents and breastfeeding advocates came together via social media, as well as in community centers and hospitals across the...

‘Health Walk’ Raises Awareness for Black Families

This summer, Columbus, Ohio residents gathered to run or walk through the city to send the message that health is important in the Black...

This Mother Lost 3 Kids in a...

Video by USA Today News

Black Women and Plastic Surgery: Is Going...

By Tamiya King After scrolling through your Instagram feed for just a few minutes, you’re bound to see several retouched photos of women. These days,...

To Win The White House, Hillary Clinton...

While most pundits will look to the past to determine whether Hillary Clinton will get enough Black support to sweep her into the White...

As Black Citizens Lose Faith in Law...

As history would tell it, a significant portion of the Black population has long been opposed to carrying concealed weapons. Now that the community has...