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How Louisiana Buried the History of the Nation’s First Black Lieutenant Governor

Back in 1976, when Brian Mitchell was eight years old, a teacher in his Louisiana school system asked if anyone in the class was related to a famous …

Black History

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

The challenges of being a black professional in a white corporate world

This Black History Month is different to me.<p>At this stage in my life and career, the historical black figure who intrigues me most isn’t Malcolm X, …

The Racially Fueled Gang Rape That Shamed a Nation

In 1944, a black woman named Recy Taylor was raped by six white men. Justice was never served, but a new documentary helps ensure that Taylor won’t …

10 Easy Dinner Ideas for Last-Minute Meals

In my meal plan arsenal, there's a roster of reliable recipes I keep on standby for nights I need to throw dinner together in a pinch. Whether I'm …

Cooking

This protein makes your heart fit without actually exercising it

No gym membership necessary.<p>It’s no secret that exercise makes your heart bigger in a healthy way, helping it to pump blood more efficiently and lessening the potential for heart failure. Figuring out a way to mimic the way exercise manages to do this could be an extremely beneficial way to treat …

The Relationships Between Salt & Potassium | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

The interplay between nutrients in your diet can have a profound effect on your health. The relationship between potassium and the sodium in salt, for example, influences your overall cardiovascular well-being. If you are like most people in the U.S., your diet contains too much sodium compared to …

The window on Colin Kaepernick's NFL career may well be slamming shut

The fact that the talented and outspoken quarterback remains unsigned is the league’s greatest shame right now<p>A city as polarized as Baltimore, where last year the Department of Justice found a shocking system of racial profiling and abuse by police, could use a player who raises the questions …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Baking

CEO Mary Barra shakes up GM

DETROIT -- Mary Barra has only been chairman and CEO of General Motors for three years, but the company she leads today is vastly different from the one she inherited. She has tried to make it more decisive, focused, responsive and responsible.<p>Barra and a team that combines GM lifers and carefully …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)</i><p><i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this …

This doctor's office charges $150 a month and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

Dr. Robin Berzin runs a boutique medical practice out of a WeWork coworking space in New York City. Every day, she runs into 20- and 30-somethings who are eager to share their concerns with her — like weight gain, sleep loss, and mood swings — in the communal kitchen.<p>At Parsley Health, Berzin and …

Digital Health

Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna

Make the vegetables: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Toss the squash with 1 tablespoon olive oil on a baking sheet; season with salt. Toss the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How the low-FODMAP diet helped me beat my bloat

If you're one of the 60 million Americans with a digestive disorder, you may be used to approaching each meal with a sense of dread.<p>Simply snacking on a piece of fruit can leave you gassy, bloated or in pain. In my case, a couple of pieces of cauliflower can puff up my stomach like a balloon.<p>I have …

A Poem About the Women's March by Johnetta Elzie | Teen Vogue

"Where were you?"<p><i>In this op-ed, we share a powerful poem written by civil rights activist and the co-founder of Campaign Zero, Johnetta Elzie.</i><p>Where were you when your ancestors set out to steal my ancestors from our homes?<br>When they raped African women then refused to acknowledge their own children, …

100 Women 2016: I am a 'surrendered wife’

<b>Californian Kathy Murray says she saved her marriage by giving up trying to control her husband. Despite considering herself a feminist, she follows - and now teaches others - the approach of a controversial book called The Surrendered Wife, which tells women to stop nagging their partners and</b> …

Feminism
Electronics Industry

Want Your Marijuana Startup to Succeed? Study Patent Law

Next week, voters in five states, including California, Arizona, and Massachusetts, will consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Four …

The One Monthly Payment Killing Your Wealth

All across the nation, families are struggling to get ahead. For some, the rising costs of healthcare chip away at their gains. For others, stagnating wages and college bills are a real problem.<p>Then there are those who claim raising kids makes it impossible to grow wealth.<p>No matter where you go, …

Personal Finance

World News, Economics and Analysis Based on Bible Prophecy

Current events in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Libya and countries all over the world are building toward a super catastrophe. Already we are living in a …

Theology

John Coltrane's God Dream

In <i>Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary</i> one of the most important parts of the film’s narrative is the creation of <i>A Love Supreme</i>. Considered …

Kanye West

Why are cops OK with killing black people? Because American history teaches that we aren’t fully human

Cops dehumanize African Americans in order to administer an oppressive system — and that makes it easy to kill us<p>Last April Terrill Thomas, a 38-year-old inmate in the Milwaukee County Jail suffering from severe mental illness, died of “profound dehydration.” He spent his last days pleading — …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

Don Cheadle's Miles Davis: The Latest 'Badass' Black Man On Screen

This is dating me, but I know this to be true: In the 1970s, black guys who wanted to be considered culturally serious always had some Miles to throw on the turntable. They might jam to Sly Stone, James Brown or Earth, Wind & Fire at a party. They often sang Stevie Wonder at the top of their voices …

Don Cheadle

New documentary chronicles teen metal sensation Unlocking The Truth—watch the trailer - News - Alternative Press

<i>Breaking A Monster</i> is a music documentary that follows the rise of African American teen heavy metal sensation Unlocking The Truth. Watch as …

Trailers

Canadian island invites American immigrants escaping a Donald Trump presidency

“Is this for real? Yes. Is this a joke? No.” Cape Breton Island is serious about taking in American immigrants if Donald Trump wins the presidential …

The yoga poses to relieve your lower back pain

There’s no doubt a lot of what you do involves sitting — you sit to eat, you sit to drive or when you take public transport, you sit at lunch and …

Yoga