Mikayla Angel

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The 5 Best Subscription Boxes for That Time of the Month

While beauty box clubs like Birchbox, Julep, and Glossybox help you discover new makeup staples, one subscription genre in particular has changed our …

A 30-Second Yoga Sequence For A Better Butt

<i>Booty, buns, fanny, caboose, hump, tush, ass.</i> So many different names for the one body part everyone wants to tone and tighten. By far, the largest …

Yoga

The African-American Suffragists History Forgot

“I feel that I have the right to have just as much as a man. There is a great stir about colored men getting their rights, but not a word about the colored women; and if colored men get their rights and colored women not theirs, the colored men will be masters over the women, and it will be just as …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

Perseid Meteor Shower in Pictures

Earth Science

Hear Janelle Monae Protest Police Killings on Powerful New Song

"Hell You Talmbout" – featuring entire Wondaland Records roster – honors black Americans killed by police<p>Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland Records …

Music

How to Write a 2000-Word Article in 2 Hours

Just imagine being able to write a 2000-word perfect blog in 2 hours.<p>You could create more content, drive high-quality traffic with search engine …

Marketing

The Most Dangerous Leadership Traps — and the 15-Minute Daily Practice That Will Save You

Every day, <b>Chris Holmberg</b> tries to put himself out of business. As an executive coach for nearly two decades, he’s worked with leaders of tiny …

White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis

In White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis recovers the arguments, texts, and institution building of an extraordinary group of …

Howard University

11 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

<i>Header image: Grilled Chicken with Nectarine Barbecue Sauce from CHOW</i>Grilled chicken is an easy and versatile protein that you can eat alone or serve …

Food

20 Greatest Quotes From The Dalai Lama

<b>We’ve collected the top 20 quotes from The Dalai Lama for your inspirational and motivational reading pleasure. Check them out:</b><p>1. Happiness is not …

Corporate Slavery & the Black Codes

<i>Friends of Padre Steve’s World</i><p><i>A couple of weeks ago I posted a part of my Civil War and Gettysburg Staff Ride text about the Infamous Black Codes</i> …

How to make the perfect tzatziki

This classic dip (pronounced zat-zee-key or chat-chee-kee, according to who you listen to) is the Greek variation on a common theme around the Mediterranean and Middle East, or what I like to think of as “the yoghurt zone” – see also Balkan tarator, Turkish cacik and Iranian mast-o-khiar. …

Greek Food

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

Poll: More say U.S. needs to make changes to reach racial equality

A year ago this Sunday, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. His death and those of Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland and other African-Americans at the hands of police or while in police custody may have contributed to a shift in public opinion on race …

Pew Research Center

5 despicable ways the right is trying to undermine the way we teach U.S. history

If conservatives had their druthers, slavery would be a footnote and American exceptionalism would be revered<p>High school history and civics courses are the first line of defense for preparing children to be engaged and active citizens in the political process. As many have noted, American education …

7 Ways to Get Toned While You Watch TV — From the Tone It Up Girls

Because even Karena and Katrina <3 Netflix.<p>TV is tempting for the fittest of people — even Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn, the gorgeous gurus behind the Tone It Up fitness community that's spawned an insanely loyal following. (The girls have more than 515,000 YouTube subscribers and a combined …

A Woman Found Dead in a Texas Jail Cell Is Causing a Social Media Outcry

Her death is still a mystery, and people everywhere are calling for #JusticeForSandy.<p>Sandra Bland was on a road trip, moving to Texas to start anew job, when she was pulled over by police. Days later, she was found dead,hanging in a jail cell. Police say it was a suicide, but friends, family, …

Ice Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can you feel the magic? These aren’t just plain old chocolate chip cookies. They’re magical cookies! These cookies are made with ice cream <i>inside</i> the …

Dessert

The Serious Consequences of Treating Black Women Like They're Invisible

Our tragedies are considered situational and singular instead of as an issue for women of color as a whole.<p>Another elbow is headed straight for my face, when I say, "Excuse me, sir, I am standing here!" and a white man in a business suit says looks down and says, "Oh, I didn't see you."<p>"Of course …

This Ballerina Just Made History for a Major Reason

While it’s an occupation many of us dreamed about as toddlers, becoming a ballerina is no easy feat. The hours can be brutal, the fitness regime intense and the criticism harsh — or at least that’s what our countless viewings of <i>Center Stage</i> and <i>Black Swan</i> have taught us. But as intense as it can be, …

This cognitive bias explains why we constantly misunderstand other people

For example: Your coworker turns in a project late, and you assume he's a slacker. The next week, you turn in a project late, and you tell yourself it's because you were preoccupied with relationship issues.<p>Psychologists call this phenomenon the "fundamental attribution error" or the …

Did Slaves Feel Fortunate? And Other Questions Asked Of A Plantation Tour Guide

Over at Vox, a white woman who until recently was a tour guide at a historic Southern plantation recounts some ... interesting questions she got from the mostly white tourists she encountered over the years, some of whom had jaw-dropping ideas of what slavery was really like.<p>Margaret Biser is …

Black History

Watermelon Recipes

Are you a Watermelon fan? It is one of the many foods I look forward to in the summertime.<p>Watermelon is so refreshing on a hot summer day and it …

Watermelon

20 Must-Have Beauty Products for Your Next Vacation

Most of us may not be lucky enough to have scheduled summer breaks anymore, but that doesn’t stop us from getting a serious case of wanderlust as summer approaches. But before you can chill on a beach with a margarita in hand, there’s a lot of work that goes into planning a vacation… like picking a …

This Striking Image Of A Black Man Hanging A Klansman Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his work a significant achievement.<p>However, when he chose to widely share the image, his friends expressed caution. They said it was "too much" -- but …

10 Things You Need to Tell Yourself To Be Highly Successful

Do you want to be more successful? Highly successful people often have similar attitudes and mindsets that help them to achieve their great …

Motivation

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

Mindfulness