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3 fruits that won’t give you a sugar spike

Fruit, of course, is a healthy go-to snack, and you should be eating a few servings of it every day. But not everything from the farmers’ market is …

Nutrition

Reap *major* anti-inflammatory benefits by making this super-simple ginger tea

Selena Gomez famously takes a ginger shot every morning because it “[kills] everything inside—all of the bad things,” as revealed on <i>The Late Late</i> …

A Weightlifting Workout Plan to Burn Fat and Build Muscle For All Levels

If you want to start lifting weights more often and have no idea what to do in the gym, we've got you covered. Follow along with this one-week weightlifting plan that's suitable for all levels. Grab your dumbbells, your water, and a towel and get ready to start. For maximal muscle growth and fat …

Workouts

Stock a Healthy Pantry: 66 Items to Keep On-Hand & 10 Easy Recipes to Make with Them

A quick, easy, good-for-you dinner is as close as your cabinet. With the right staples on hand, all you need to do is pick up one or two fresh …

10 Natural (and Effective) Ways to De-Bloat Almost Instantly

The research we've done on the subject of bloating is extensive, to say the least. Why? Not only is it a problem that ails most of us at some point …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

23 Fruits and Vegetables That Are In-Season During the Spring

<i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Mackenzie Patel. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Spring time brings light jackets, naps in the park, and sunshine (without a becoming a full on sweaty mess). Fruits and vegetables are also in abundance, because the balmy …

5 High-Protein, Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Not all smoothies are created equal. Many of the ones you can buy at stores contain added sugar and fat – the exact opposite of what you want in a …

How to get rid of love handles - beat those stubborn spots including bingo wings and thunder thighs

Most women have hard-to-shift fat spots that they’d love to lose. Top of the list is excess weight on our hips, closely followed by outer thighs, …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

In Memoriam 2017: The Musicians We Lost

Bright voices from every corner of the music world left us this year — from virtuoso players to visionary composers, from charismatic bandleaders to golden-eared producers, from influential inventors to critics and commentators who interrogated and elevated the art they covered. Explore their …

Princess Michael of Kent Wore a Racist Brooch to Lunch with Meghan Markle

A royal family member appeared to wear offensive jewelry to the Queen's Christmas luncheon.<p>When Meghan Markle attended the Queen's Christmas luncheon yesterday at Buckingham Palace, she joined about 50 members of the royal family at the gathering, from Prince William and Kate Middleton, to Prince …

Royal Family

The Legend of the Black Mecca: A New Book on Politics and Class in Atlanta

<i>This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies.</i> …

Why Questlove's Discovery About His Ancestry on Finding Your Roots Is So Unusual

On Tuesday night’s episode of <i>Finding Your Roots</i>, the Henry Louis Gates Jr.-hosted PBS celebrity genealogy show, the musician and producer Questlove …

Remembering Otis Redding 50 Years After The Airplane Crash That Took His Life

Lake Monona is a wide, flat expanse of open water. Ringed by lush trees, quaint homes, and the Wisconsin state capitol building, at the moment you’re standing on its shores, listening to the gentle waves lap against rock and sod, it can feel like the most idyllic place on the planet. That ethereal …

Heartwarming Photo Captures Walmart Cashier Helping Nervous Elderly Man Count His Change

Spring Herbison Bowlin walked out of a Walmart in Clarksdale, Mississippi, with both her lunch and a full heart.<p>As she was waiting in the checkout …

Senior Citizen

Playlist: The Roots, And The Reach, Of Fats Domino

Calling Fats Domino an architect of rock and roll almost sounds like faint praise. Indeed, the amiable country boy from the Lower Ninth Ward, with the help of bandleader impresario Dave Bartholomew and one of the world's truly legendary gangs of sidemen, dug the hole and laid the actual foundation. …

'We Built This': 'Black-ish' Makes A Piercing, Vital Juneteenth Musical

The <i>Hamilton</i>-inflected logo of the cast of <i>Black-ish</i> silhouetted against a gold background announced, before the premiere of the fourth season even hit its first commercial break, that this was going to be an unusual episode.<p>The story began with Dre (Anthony Anderson) and the rest of the family …

The Confederate mystique: White America’s toxic romance with a criminal regime

<b>Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable in "Gone with the Wind" (Loew's Inc.)</b><p>Let Ulysses S. Grant explain: The Confederacy was “the worst cause ever,” and “a stupendous crime of treason”<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 19, 2017 4:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s a venerable New York joke, a classic example of self-canceling urban humor: …

25 Powerful Reasons to Eat Bananas

<i>If you think bananas are just for monkeys, think again.</i><br>1. Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into …

Chicago Cubs draft son of Charleston church shooting victim

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chris Singleton's dream of playing major league baseball got a major step closer to becoming reality almost two years to the day after his mother was gunned down in a racially motivated shooting at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina.<p>The World Series champion Chicago …

Black Women: Supporting Their Families—With Few Resources

Despite increasing college attendance and labor-force participation, African American women still aren't getting the economic security of their white peers.<p>The importance of women’s economic health in the black community is hard to overstate. That’s in part because black women tend to shoulder a …

Women of Color

States With Large Black Populations Are Stingier With Government Benefits

Research suggests that states with homogenous populations are more willing to spend on the safety net than those with higher shares of minorities.<p>When he launched his War on Poverty in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Tom Fletcher, an unemployed white Appalachian coal miner who lived in …

Income Inequality

Why Boston Is Paying Ex-Gang Members To Go To College

The deal: $400 a week to stay in school. Is it worth it?<p>On a Tuesday in late May, Antonio Franklin sits in a makeshift classroom in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, ten years to the day after he stepped foot inside Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Norfolk to serve nine years for …

Soul of the ’60s: Otis Redding’s Short Life and Long Reach

<b>OTIS REDDING</b><b><br>An Unfinished Life</b><br>By Jonathan Gould<br>Illustrated. 533 pp. Crown Archetype. $30<p>Fifty years ago this month, the rock community held its first large-scale gathering at the Monterey Pop Festival. For several of the performers — Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Who — the event marked the moment …

Google Doodle Honors Jazz Age Icon & Civil Rights Activist Josephine Baker

Today's seven-slide Google Doodle depicts the life of Josephine Baker, a woman who has been compared to Beyoncé (for her physique) and Angelina Jolie …

Slushy Cocktail Recipes Just in Time for Summer

There’s a reason why you always <i>begged</i> your mom for slushies as a kid — for starters, the sugar, the pretty colors, and the brain freeze that hurt so good. Now that you’re an adult, you have the benefit of adding booze to that equation — score! Wine slushies have had their time in the spotlight, but …

30 New Foods You'd Be Crazy Not to Try This Year

With a new year comes new foods, including a wide variety of new artisanal products you'll want to look out for in stores and online. Hundreds of food companies showcased their best new products at San Francisco's Winter Fancy Food Show back in January, and we tried them all so that you don't have …

Chuck Berry's influence on rock 'n roll was incalculable

Rock n' roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their …

Music

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

African-American News