How We Can Discuss Texture Discrimination Without Tearing Each Other Down

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Loving your natural hair is a learning experience.

Your entire life you are exposed to images of hair that shape and transform your perspective of the person you see when you look in the mirror.
That person – you should be happy with her.
You should love her fully, from her crown to her heels.
But sometimes it is hard to do so.
Because a voice in your head constantly reminds you that your hair does not look like the girl on TV. Your curls will never be as defined. As loose. As beautiful.

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6 All-Day-Energy Smoothie Recipes to Help You Kick the Caffeine



Aren’t you tired of crashing before noon and needing a coffee refill multiple times throughout the day?

Believe it or not, the more coffee you consume on a daily basis, the more dependent your body becomes on that caffeine-fix.

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How Dr. Sebi Reminded Us That Food Is The Only Medicine We've Ever Needed


How many times have you tried a new diet that didn't work for you?

How did you come across this diet?

And if you thought it'd work, WHY?

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How Black Women are Redefining Body Image Through Social Media


How often do you feel that the portrayal of black women’s bodies is narrow, misconstrued?
Or maybe you feel that it’s hyperbolic, exaggerated.

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5 Natural Tricks To Boost Your Metabolism and Improve Digestion


It’s no secret that our metabolisms begin to slow down as we get older.
But the truth is that this has more to do with our activity levels than it does our actual age.
Regular exercise is one of the best ways to maintain muscle mass and lower body fat in order to keep your metabolism at its highest.
However, aside from getting the recommended 30 minutes of exercise daily, there are other ways we can boost our metabolism and potentially improve digestion.

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Earlier this week, rapper, T-Hood, posted a video of actress, Maia Campbell, pumping his gas and saying she wanted some crack. In the video, Campbell is clearly missing a tooth and is barely dressed in a bra and spandex shorts.

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5 Facts About Heart Disease That Every Black Person Should Know

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What would you say if someone told you, “You have a good heart!”

Would you feel good about yourself and say thank you?

Probably.

But what if?

One day, you went to the doctor and were told, “You have a bad heart.”

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5 Black-Owned Vegan Restaurants To Try in California

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Do you ever feel like you SHOULD give up meat but LOVE good food?

Yup, me too!

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Instagram Does Not Define “Black” Women: A Response To Kodak Black

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In a recent video on Instagram Live, 20-year old American rapper, Kodak Black, let his fans know how he felt about black women stating, “... I don’t really like black girls like that, sorta kinda.”

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Black Mental Health Matters: Why We Need To Talk About It In The Black Community


For many of us, this year has been one to remember while, for others, it’s been purely heartbreaking.

Suicide has become somewhat of a “trend” on Facebook Live in the recent months.

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How To Make Guacamole-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


Meat Who? A Plant-Based Recipe to Keep You on Track!

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Andrea Lewis on Self-Love: It Is Not a “One-Shop, Quick-Fix”


Written by Ariel Hollie

Self-Love.

A constant topic of discussion.
Its meaning, still a blur as you spend countless hours scrolling on your phone.

Double tap. Double tap.

“Her hair is so pretty,” you think.
“Her body is perfect!” you applaud.

Yet, when you look in the mirror - you find it hard to return the compliment. Why is that?

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5 Deliciously Healthy Foods To Satisfy Your Sugar Addiction


It’s not easy.

Trying to make a change.

You’re realizing that your health is more important than anything. Yet, you find it hard to reach your goals..

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3 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Worry Less


It’s okay. We all worry a little too much sometimes. You’re not alone. You may worry about not having enough time to do everything in one day. Or you may worry that tomorrow won’t bring any less stress than today.

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How Two Black Psychologists are Changing the Way We Talk About Mental Health

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For the past week you’ve been feeling a little hopeless.
Your sleep has been off.
You either eat too much or eat too little.
And to top it off, you don’t want to do anything or go anywhere with anyone.

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