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

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

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

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

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...

Let Me Upgrade You: 3 Ways To Give Your Workout A Boost

If you’ve been working out for a while now there’s no doubt that you have your workout routine down to a science. The problem with that science is it can often cause your body to hit a plateau, which keeps your workouts from being as...

California NAACP Refused to Stand with GMO-Labeling Prop 37

The election has finally come to a close and most people are sighing a breath of relief. Whether your candidate of choice was Obama or Romney, seeing the end of this campaign season seemed to be welcomed by many. Of course, besides choosing a President,...
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