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4 Things to Do When Your Locs “Break”

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Anyone who has grown locs for a significant amount of time can identify with the traumatic experience of loc breakage. When locs become dry and brittle (sometimes the side effect of color treatments or lack of moisture) or long and heavy, they have the tendency...

Are Skinny Women Being Discriminated Against? New Kickstarter Campaign Aims to ‘Stand Up’ to ‘Fat Culture’

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Lately it seems like more and more women are embracing their curves and their bodies, no matter the size. While America has continued to get larger, those once shunned by the mainstream have begun their own acceptance movements and have helped more women feel comfortable...

Studying Black Women and Obesity

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One-third of Americans are obese, according to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and researchers at Boston University (BU) are working to understand why and what can be done. BU has published a four-part series that discusses a special project out of Boston University’s School...

Intervention: Why Black America Shouldn’t Let the Exploitation of Bobbi Kristina Continue

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Media vultures swarm around the life of Bobbi Kristina Brown as she rebelliously attempts to navigate the rocky reputations of both of her parents. The scent of self-destruction clings to her like a hand-me-down coat; they recognize it on her. Equal parts “My Prerogative” and...

Yoga On The Go: 3 Apps Helping You Get Your Yoga On

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Life. It’s constant, it’s busy and it’s always giving us reasons for why we just can’t fit that workout in. But with all the technology at our finger tips it’s getting harder and harder to come up with excuses, especially for those of us who...