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Michael Vick’s Love Of Football Remains As Strong As Ever [The Shadow League]

Vick talks about his post-NFL journey

As he transitions away from his active NFL career, Vick is looking to pass along…

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Sequoia Blodgett

My Natural Hair Got Me Invited to Speak in Paris

My entire life, I could not get my hair to grow past my shoulders

Mind you, I was in San Mateo, and there was no one insight, or at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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From ‘American Crime Story’ to Co-Starring With Oprah and Tom Cruise, Actor Courtney B. Vance Reflects on His Career

The award-winning actor opens up about his career and personal life

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Though he’s been acting for more than 30 years, Courtney B. Vance credits…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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WE tv's Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Premiere Screening Event

Bow Wow and Crew Make Their Broadcast Debut on WE tv’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta’

Let's just say, I've found my new reality TV obsession

Last night was the series premiere of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta. However, I was given a…

By Jordan Willard

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Serena Williams Says Sleep is Her Secret Weapon

Tennis phenom is the star of a hot new ad campaign focusing on sleep

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For most aspiring women, there’s a time to be young, there’s a time…

By Chanel Martin

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Type 2 Diabetes

Red Bull May Give You More Than Just Wings

According to a study by the 'Journal of the American Heart Association,' energy drinks can be detrimental to your health

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Are Energy Drinks Dangerous?
 
According to a…

By nursealice

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Turtle Island

10 Reasons You Should Visit Turtle Island

One for the bucket list...and it's all-inclusive

If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime event, sometimes you need a once-in-a-lifetime location. And if…

By Aniesia Williams

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CreativeSoul Honors Natural Hair and Black Life Through Art

They moved from marketing to documenting black life in photos

Mastering a skill as an individual is something truly amazing, but this husband-and-wife duo tackles…

By Regan Farley

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TV

Turn On, Tune In: “The Bachelorette” and 5 Other Can’t-Miss Summer TV Premieres

From 'The Bachelorette' to 'Fear Factor,' here are five competition TV show premieres you must check out this summer

Spring is officially in full swing, which means summer is just around the corner! Although…

By Jordan Willard

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Beats World Cup

‘Can You Hear Me Now?’ What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss

Those jams you listen to on headphones may be doing major damage; Nurse Alice explains

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We’ve all seen the phone commercials featuring the tagline, “Can you hear me…

By nursealice

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Nekisha Durrett Art Tank

Artist Nekisha Durrett Strikes Deals at Art Tank Pitch Competition

The visual artist got the go-ahead from real estate developers to create public art projects in Washington, DC

Public art has the power to transform mundane public spaces into dynamic canvases that make art…

By Brandon Andrews

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Guadeloupe

5 Reasons to Vacation With the Family in Guadeloupe

The Caribbean nation is a great choice for families that want to get away without going too far or spending too much

Family vacations can be wonderful—and financially exhausting. Guadeloupe is a great choice for families that…

By Aniesia Williams

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self-care

The Executive’s Balancing Act: Importance of Self-Care

Make the choice to engage in the activities that are required to maintain your best level of health

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Are your feeling overwhelmed? Asking yourself how do I balance family, business, and…

By Cameka Smith

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mobile bartending

Sumptuous Spirits Is Bringing Luxury Mobile Bartending to Metro Detroit

The one-year-old company targets “social professionals” in entrepreneurial, professional, and corporate communities

Sumptuous Spirits
As a college student at Miles College in Alabama, Lauren Daniels was always…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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Fiji Airways

5 Reasons to Fly Fiji Airways

Fly away on this South Pacific carrier

Whether you’re visiting the South Pacific for business or pleasure, you’ll have to exercise a…

By Aniesia Williams

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Jimii Hitmaker

Independent Artist Jimii Hitmaker Signs Distribution Deal With Amada Records

The promising rapper has reached another milestone in his career

In an exclusive BE interview, Jimii Hitmaker opened up about his new distribution deal and…

By Selena Hill

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swimwear from African American designers

Summer Slay: Plus-Size Swimwear by African American Designers [Photos]

These designers' swimwear are built for curves

Ladies, it’s about that time again! Time to get right for the summer swimsuit season!…

By Aniesia Williams

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stroke month

Nurse Alice: May is American Stroke Month

Get informed now so if it happens to you or someone you know, you’ll be familiar with the signs

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As America’s favorite nurse and a cardiac clinical nurse specialist, I have seen…

By nursealice

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motherhood

In Case You Missed It: The Beauty of Motherhood

Great weekend reads to celebrate being and having a mom

In honor of Mother’s Day weekend, here are a few stories about the impact of…

By Selena Hill

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mother's day

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 5 Thoughtful (but Easy) Last-Minute Ideas

Mom would love any one of these five great gifts

Mother’s Day is May 14, which is this Sunday. But don’t worry if the annual…

By Selena Hill

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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