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Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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World leaders back campaign to drop Sudanese woman's death sentence

British PM David Cameron and US activist Jesse Jackson speak out against death row detention of Meriam Ibrahim<p>World leaders have added their voices to the campaign to lift the death sentence given to Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy. They join her husband, Daniel …

11 Ways Maya Angelou Taught Us To Be Better Women

"I'm a woman, phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, that's me."<p>Maya Angelou, the beloved author, poet and activist who passed away on Wednesday May 28, was even more "phenomenal" than the words of one of her most famous poems can express.<p>During her 86 years, she wrote seven autobiographies, was active in …

Seattle minimum-wage fight: Does $15 an hour make economic sense?

The Seattle City Council is poised to raise the municipal minimum wage Monday to $15 an hour, making it the highest in the country. That number grabbed the imagination of this progressive, affluent city and became central to the November elections, which swept the first Socialist into office here …

The Best Of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, celebrated poet, writer and civil rights activist died on Wednesday, in her home in Winston-Salem, NC. She was 86.<p>Angelou wrote lyrical prose of her childhood in the Jim Crow South, including her autobiography “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.” Reading her life story feels like you’re …

Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

Black Hair: The Top Hairstyle Trends

01<p>of 17<p>Top Black Hairstyle Trends<p>Black hair trends this year include short hair, long hair, natural hair, locs, waves and weaves.<p>Your Face Shape …

White moms, black hair: Blogs teach adoptive and interracial families to care for hair - TODAY.com

Today<p>Rory Mullen's daughter Boo shows of her hairstyle called "threaded mini Bantu knots."<p>African-American women know well the work and time it takes to keep their hair healthy, styled and maintained. But what happens when you’re the non-black parent of an African-American girl? How does one learn …

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15 Pieces Of Advice From Maya Angelou

Whether in speeches, interviews, or in her own writing, Dr. Angelou offered some beautiful advice on living life to the fullest.<p>Here are 15 of her greatest quotes.<p>"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some …

Motivation

Advice From Maya Angelou: "Don't Trust People Who Don't Laugh"

Not every moment in the life of Maya Angelou, the prolific writer who died today at 86, was something to laugh at: as TIME’s Lev Grossman recounts in …

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou on Identity and the Meaning of Life

The light of the world has grown a little dimmer with the loss of the phenomenal <b>Maya Angelou</b> (April 4, 1928–May 28, 2014), but her legacy endures as a luminous beacon of strength, courage, and spiritual beauty. Angelou’s timeless wisdom shines with unparalleled light in a 1977 interview by …

Gluten-Free Meal Ideas

<b>Monday</b><p>Greek Salad w/ Grilled Chicken<p>We’re taking the kids out to lunch today which means we won’t feel like eating much for dinner. I’ll make a big, …

The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

Wearable technology: Who knows your body’s secrets?

Your sex life, illnesses, even your fertility – new tech can track what our bodies are up to, but some people may be revealing more than they realise, says Jacob Ward.<p>Jeff started having sex at two in the afternoon. Apparently it lasted a few hours, and he burned a total of 347 calories. We know …

Wearable Tech

Smoothie Sunday: Glowing Coconut Carrot Smoothie | Hello Glow

Are you ready for one of the most refreshing smoothies ever?! I swear to you I would just about rather sip a coconut water smoothie than anything …

Skin Care

April in Pictures