Life & Style

  • Get Well Wednesday: Why Your Kids Need To See The Dentist
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    February is not just Black History Month, it’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month. Here’s why you should WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO RAISE AWARENESS DURING NATIONAL CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH? A: Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in the country.  When people hear the word chronic disease... Read more »
  • Don’t Tease Us: Atlanta Airport Is “Offering” Non-Stop Flights To Wakanda
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    Source: Lester Lefkowitz / Getty In celebration of Black Panther’s amazing opening weekend, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is offering flights to Wakanda (fictional flights of course!)   The bags are packed #WakandaForever pic.twitter.com/X8U554vWxh — Atlanta Airport (@ATLairport) February 19, 2018 Imagine missing your flight to Wakanda! Check out how fans reacted to Atlanta’s Black Panther tribute. ... Read more »
  • What Will Meghan Wear? Royal Wedding Dress A Top UK Secret
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    LONDON (AP) — Where does one shop for a wedding gown set to be the dress of the year — an outfit chic enough for a fashion-loving bride but suitable for a church so regal it’s the burial place of monarchs? Everyone at London Fashion Week — and elsewhere — is... Read more »
  • Halle Berry Reveals Diet That Slowed ‘Aging Process’ & Reversed Diabetes
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    Oscar-winner Halle Berry often shares some of the workouts that keep her body in stellar shape, and as a diabetic, she also knows that a healthy diet is the biggest part of maintaining good health. She recently shared a new #FitnessFriday post explaining how a ketogenic diet has helped to reverse her... Read more »
  • Money Mondays: What Happens When You Have Student Loan Debt
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    Today we are talking about student loans again. Why?  We have known for some time now that American college students and graduates are being swamped in a tsunami of student loans. Now, a new study release by the Brookings Institute last week shows that the number of large-balance student loan borrowers... Read more »
  • African Fashion On Display At Early ‘Black Panther’ Shows
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    Khalel Robinson, left, poses with his father Jossan Robinson before seeing Black Panther in Silver Spring, Md. The vibrant African fashion of “Black Panther” was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster in traditional African shirts, dresses, head... Read more »
  • Is The New Moon And Solar Eclipse Making You Crazy?
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    Source: Bjorn Holland / Getty Have you been feeling off, on edge or hella moody since the new year began?  You’re not alone — and the Universe may be the problem and solution. The Lunar Eclipse on January 31st shook things up and was proof that chaos definitely precedes order. I swear that... Read more »
  • Meet Danielle Herrington, The Third Black Woman To Cover ‘SI’s Swimsuit Issue
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    Sports Illustrated revealed their 2018 Swimsuit Issue on Tuesday, February 13, and let’s just say they got it right. Compton’s Danielle Herrington is not only the third black woman (after Tyra Banks and Beyoncé Knowles) to grace the cover of the highly coveted issue, it’s her first-ever cover period. More photos below,... Read more »
  • Get Well Wednesday: Have A Heart
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    WHAT CAN YOU EAT TO DECREASE YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE? A heart-healthy diet is one which is low in carbohydrates, cholesterol, and saturated fats but high in fiber, protein, and ‘good’ fats such as omega-3 fatty acids. A vegetarian diet which follows these principles is healthiest, however diets which include... Read more »
  • Black-Owned App Combines Love & Law To Change How People Get Married
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    The days of going to Las Vegas for a shot-gun wedding or running to the court-house for a ceremony may be over with an app dedicated to getting people married virtually. Black News reports that WebWed Mobile had a mission to give marriage and marriage equality to people around the worldwide. Since... Read more »