Ayanna Lynch

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Jay-Z: The Criminal Justice System Stalks Black People Like Meek Mill

This month Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison for violating his probation. #FreeMeek hashtags have sprung up, and hundreds of his fans rallied near City Hall in Philadelphia to protest the ruling.<p>On the surface, this may look like the story of yet another criminal rapper who …

City Halls

Jay-Z, Kaepernick and the disturbing story of the rapper sent back to prison

Meek Mill’s incarceration for minor probation infractions has prompted protest, shedding light on the plight of African Americans in the US justice system<p>The entry in the Pennsylvania database is stark and direct. Inmate number: ND8400. Name: Robert Rihmeek Williams. Age: 30. Height: 6ft 2in. …

Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The claims are everywhere: If you add apple cider vinegar to your daily diet, it will help you lose weight. "Research supports the use for weight loss," declares one manufacturer.<p>"A lot of this is marketing," nutritionist Lisa Drayer said, "and it's been around a long time. I remember, …

Weight Loss

Remembering the Case that Challenged Segregation in Southern California

<i>Jeremy Rosenberg's (@LosJeremy) Laws That Shaped L.A. spotlights regulations that have played a significant role in the development of contemporary</i> …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

6 Ways to Instantly Get Rid of Gnats & Fruit Flies at Home

A quick summary of getting rid of gnats and fruit flies.<p>Create a trap by mixing apple cider vinegar with a few drops of dish soap.<br>• Another home-made …

Teens Laugh As They Film A Man Drowning But Don't Call For Help: 'You Shouldn't Have Got In There'

Only one of them voiced concerns about getting help. But authorities say none of them did.<p><i>This story originally appeared on People.</i><p>A group of Florida …

For Learning and Attention Issues

Autism

Did we evolve insomnia as a way to survive?

A sound night’s sleep grows more elusive as people get older, but what some call insomnia may actually be an age-old survival mechanism.<p>For people …

Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?

Researchers know that African Americans are at a much higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease than white Americans. But a new series of studies …

The Science of How Poverty Harms the Brain

The stress of poverty can change the brain in ways that further disadvantage the poor.<p>We already know the poor are getting poorer. The proportion of American adults living in low income families increased from 25 percent in 1971 to 29 percent in 2011. And growing up poor ups the chances that you'll …

Reduce Your Kid's Toy Collection, And You Will All Be Happier

Sometimes I daydream about living in a tiny house, or an RV, or a little house on the prairie in the 1800s just so I don’t have to deal with all the …

Kids

The 1 tip to help you leave work stress at work

When you come home from work, it’s often hard to unwind: Your mind may be running over all of those reports you need to file, or worrying about that upcoming review or meeting you need to prepare for.<p>But it’s crucial that you <i>don’t</i> bring that stress home with you. “If you don’t, your adrenals drip …

Work Stress

Strength in Numbers: 5 Ways Friends Keep You Healthy

<b>Fewer Colds</b><p>A study in <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i> found that after healthy people were given nasal drops containing a strain of …