Cresha Nickson Hobbs

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The Story of Cudjo Lewis — The Last Living Slave Brought To America

As a slave, he went by the name "Cudjo," a day-name given to boys born on a Monday, as the slavers could not pronounce the name "Kossola."The post …

Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the 19th Century

SNAP<p>When he wasn’t out confronting slavery, the great social reformer was a photography fanboy from the technology's earliest days. A new book …

Being black is exhausting, and here's why

For many black Americans, watching black people die on camera feels like a job. <b></b><p>It’s not something they’re paid for, unless they are a journalist. But it can still feel like an obligation, because every time a new video is released of a black person being shot by police, black people know that …

Revealed: How Britons welcomed black soldiers during WWII, and fought alongside them against racist GIs

Black American GIs billeted in the UK during WWII found warm welcome from British families, in contrast to vicious racist abuse meted out by their fellow countrymen<p>This was no ordinary Saturday night punch-up outside a pub.<p>At the height of World War Two, with the country gripped in a life or death …

Native American Women Are Rape Targets Because of a Legislative Loophole

Tribal courts can't try non-Native individuals, which means white people can commit crimes on Native American land—including sexual assault—with virtually zero repercussions.<p>On December 7, 2015, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments for the <i>Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of</i> …

Brave teen who opened up about mental health struggles found dead after being 'fobbed off by doctor'

Rory McKelvie shared his battle on social media in the weeks prior to his death and urged those suffering to speak to friends and loved ones.<p>A …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

Yoga

5 myths about OCD that you need to stop believing

If you happen to keep a tidy desk or living space, do people call these tendencies "so OCD?"<p>I've heard that phrase used to explain everything from using Lysol in a sick room to putting labels on file folders. As far as disorders are concerned, obsessive-compulsive disorder is often …

We are on the path to reversing the damage caused by Alzheimer's

A Better Shot<p>For more than three decades, experts have understood that a gene variant called ApoE4 can greatly increase the risks of the degenerative …

Dementia

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

The Killer Speaks: Van Brett Watkins (Season 2, Episode 5) | A&E

De'Aundre Bonds Interview Pt.1

How depression and anxiety can make you date the wrong people

<b>The old saying goes ‘we accept the love we think we deserve’.</b><p>It’s the kind of thing you see in cheesy Instagram posts with a quote sitting over a …

Gut bacteria found to have a role in both PTSD and Alzheimer's disease

One of the biggest new areas of medical research in the 21st century is the investigation into the holistic effect of the gut microbiome on the human …

Microbiology

Donald Trump's Impeachable Offense

The commander in chief’s calls to abridge freedoms of speech and the press represent attacks on the Constitution he swore to protect and defend.<p><b>Whereas</b> Donald J. Trump stood beneath American flags on the steps of the United States Capitol on January 20, 2017, placed his hand on a Bible, and spoke …

US airstrikes are killing more civilians under the Trump administration

At campaign rallies he pledged to "bomb the hell" out of the Islamic State. He openly mused about killing the families of terrorists, a blatant violation of the Geneva Conventions, which prohibits violence against noncombatants.<p>Ten months into his presidency, a clearer picture is emerging. The data …

Trump says he met with the 'president of the Virgin Islands'

President Trump, who once referred to a nonexistent African country named Nambia, said he spoke to the "president of the Virgin Islands" in a speech Friday.<p>Of course, because the Virgin Islands is a U.S. territory, Trump is its president.<p>"I will tell you I left Texas and I left Florida and I left …

Caribbean

Psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression: fMRI-measured brain mechanisms

Article |<p>Open | Published: 13 October 2017<p>Robin L Carhart-Harris,<br>• Leor Roseman,<br>• Mark Bolstridge,<br>• Lysia Demetriou,<br>• J Nienke Pannekoek,<br>• Matthew B Wall,<br>• Mark …

Neurology

I Use This App 3 Times a Day to Calm the Hell Down

I am not the type of person one would ever refer to as "zen."<p>I get worked up over things that are probably irrational, I linger too hard on the …

Meditation

For excessively anxious youths, the success of treatment options varies

The question<p>Kids worry. Situations at home, at school or with friends can cause anxious moments for children and adolescents. Sometimes, the anxiety becomes excessive and persists. Does treatment help?<p>This study<p>The researchers analyzed data from 115 studies that included 7,719 youths, 5 to 16 years …

Fallout from Utah nurse arrest: Policy changes, apologies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials at a Utah hospital where a nurse was arrested after refusing to allow police to draw blood from an unconscious …

7 Ways of Thinking That Perpetuate Your Social Anxiety

You're reading 7 Ways of Thinking That Perpetuate Your Social Anxiety, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Self-help

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

What's your eating personality type?

Overwhelmed by all of the advice out there today about how to eat healthy? It’s a lot to digest — and it can be hard to figure out the best plan for you, your body AND your lifestyle. Well, that’s where Dr. Oz comes in! He’ll be on TODAY next Tuesday and Wednesday to help you find the perfect plan …

Weight Loss

These Giant Pencil Drawings by Jono Dry are INSANE

South African artist, Jono Dry, was born in Pretoria and raised in the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus, where he has lived, worked and exhibited …

Ice Cube on American Racism: 'Trump Is Creating a Real Fire'

Racism “never goes away because there forces that don’t want it to go away,” the rapper and BIG3 league co-creator tells TheWrap<p>Ice Cube is going to …

Ice Cube

Watch Jay-Z And Nas Rap Biggie Lyrics In A New Documentary About The Late Rap Icon

<b>There’s a new documentary about the Notorious B.I.G on its way, and it’s a must-see.</b><p>Two decades after the legend’s death, A&E will release a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Wu-Tang Clan Release Incredible New Track "People Say" Ft. Redman

<b>Wu-Tang Clan</b> are back... and it's actually sounding amazing. Their newest track "<b>People Say</b>" features frequent collaborator <b>Redman.</b><p>It's the first time …

Wu-Tang Clan

Mozzy and Dave East Prove That Gangsta Rap Still Matters, On Both Coasts

The California and New York natives continue a needed, 30-year-old tradition on their new albums.<p>In 1994, Naughty By Nature's Vin Rock said this to MTV News: "Really it's a cry out because it's like genocide going on there. You're losing a whole generation of people that could help contribute not …

Assembling the André 3000 Album We All Deserve

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>The South Week</i> <i>at</i> The Ringer<i>. For the next several days, we’re celebrating — and reporting on — the richness of the region. You’ll find</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop