Shawn Slay

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How to De-Clutter Your Closet So You Actually Enjoy Getting Dressed

<b>Put Away Seasonal Clothes</b><br>Even though it's a bit of a pain to make the switch for the colder or warmer half of the year, I always go through my closet and put away any items that are "off-season." This will save you space by not forcing you to have all of your clothes out at once (those winter …

Leaving a Lasting Legacy: Pete Brown and Calvin Peete

The world of golf recently said goodbye to two significant figures in its history with the passing of African-American golfing pioneers Calvin Peete …

Golf

How To Get In A Daily Run, No Matter How Crazy-Busy You Are

We all have that one friend we secretly believe must not sleep because how else could they possibly work full-time, volunteer, stay in amazing shape …

Paddleboarding

The best foods you can eat for healthy hair

When hair looks limp, dull and lifeless, people often turn to new shampoos and conditioners for that extra oomph. But really, a poor diet could be the culprit for lackluster locks.<p>“[Lifeless hair] is usually coming from the inside out,” says Michael Stranko, a hair stylist at Hair Designs by Karen …

Naptural Roots Magazine

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

Cooking

15 Bad Hair Habits to Ditch in 2015

Whether you’re calling it “making resolutions”, “setting goals”, or just stepping into 2015 feeling brand new, chances are you’re looking to break …

Hair Care

Nigerian Entrepreneur Maureen Obaweya Brands Her Luxury Designs With Developing World Market Flavors

Maureen Obaweya, Lekki Market, Lagos, Nigeria. Photo by Theophilus O. Emmanuel<p>Darting among hawkers, vendors, hoarders and careening motorcyclists, part of the over 16 million inhabitants of Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, Morin O. (Maureen Obaweya) squeezes her car into the Lekki market. According …

Pulitzer Prize

Feeling the Sisterhood at Essence's Black Women in Hollywood Bash

Having attended Essence’s annual pre-Oscar Black Women in Hollywood luncheon the past three years, I can attest that there is no other event quite …

10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

30 AMAZING SMOOTHIE RECIPES - Kids Activities

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

"I always have <b>a green juice or smoothie</b>, as it's a surefire way to load up on nutrients." <i>—Katie Cavuto, M.S., R.D., the dietician for the Phillies and the Flyers</i><p>"<b>Coffee</b>—it has so many benefits to almost every part of the body (brain, skin, heart, etc.). I also eat arugula daily because it's green …