Tuesday, October 17, 2017

PEACE: Courageous!

October 2, 2017 by  
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  These new times call for us to be courageous. Sometimes we confuse the pursuit of courage with sabotaging our peace; embracing the idea that we can reduce frustration by going along with the status quo and “staying in our lane.” But a silent voice can also perpetuate confusion — by giving the green light to bad behavior and injustice. Courage lies deep […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Understanding breast cancer

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and it is crucial that women make it a point to do self-breast exams and get regularly-scheduled mammograms. There are some people who feel that breast cancer will never happen to them. But breast cancer does not discriminate; other than skin cancer, it is the most common cancer among women in the United States. Some women […]

WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

The Spice of Life Here are 9 healing herbs and spices that you need to begin including in your daily diet. In addition to eating healthier foods and exercising, herbs and spices can help to boost our health when we aren’t always doing our part. Ginger: it is calming, helps with nausea and reduces joint inflammation Cumin: helps prevents cancer Thyme: […]

Give Her Some Space

September 10, 2017 by  
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UNLV senior Amber Alexis Turner is rock-solid at NASA Amber Alexis Turner looks forward to graduating from UNLV next year with a degree in geology. The Las Vegas native — and Army reservist — comes from a strong family of college graduates, and her scientific brilliance has delivered unique opportunities: an internship at UNLV’s High Pressure Science Engineering Center, under the guidance of Dr. […]

‘I was always … with him’

September 10, 2017 by  
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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | BILL WHITFIELD In the second installment of a two-part interview, bodyguard Bill Whitfield recalls his life protecting Michael Jackson. How did Michael feel about some of the social issues affecting the black community? Well, I know based on his own personal experience with law enforcement he hated cops. I think that came from his personal […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Good Health: It’s your move

September 10, 2017 by  
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On the (Belly) Button

PEACE: Receive the Love

September 10, 2017 by  
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  We are all guilty of tunnel vision — being in our own space and head too much, and focusing on day-today priorities that cause us to lose sight of the big picture. One piece of that bigger picture is the peace and love that we all need to thrive and live our best lives. But if we truly open our hearts, […]

Why She Soars

August 13, 2017 by  
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Dr. Ellen W. Brown reflects on the achievements of Dr. Paulette C. Walker, 25th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She reads, sews, is mom to two sons, and grandma to 12. She serves on the Trustee Board of Mount Olive AME Church in Tampa, Florida, and her list of community and professional […]

HEALTHIER YOU: Girl Health Power!

On the (Belly) Button

You are your own peace

August 13, 2017 by  
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Others’ lack of confidence will lead them to bring you down when your greatness is realized. It can be associates, friends and even family members who will try to negatively affect you because your iconic greatness is uncovered. Yes: the biggest threat is when you come to know and control your own magnificence. Your realization […]