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8 Mistakes That Are Slowing Your Weight Loss

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#SheSquatsBro: Fitness Culture and the Black Booty Paradox

"The black man in America is the most copied man on this planet, bar none.”<p>— Paul Mooney<p>“So is the Black woman.”<p>— Me<p>Like many, my engagement with what I dub the “Fitness Community” has been more than slightly sporadic over the past decade. Though my love for physical activity has seldom waned, my …

Black Boys Have an Easier Time Fitting In at Suburban Schools Than Black Girls

Minority young men are considered by their white peers to be cool and tough; minority young women, on the other hand, are stereotyped as "ghetto" and "loud."<p>Though I’m sure my name was a hint, I happen to be black. My parents are West African (Mali and Senegal to be exact), and I was born and …

Stop Trying to Fit Shonda Rhimes Into the "Black Struggle" Box

It's a mold that pop culture loves to fit black people into — but, if you haven't noticed, Rhimes's characters have broken out of it. She should be allowed to as well.<p>Shonda Rhimes creates shows that are racially diverse, and she does so without making race the focal point of her characters' …

Even Today, the Freshness of Your Fish Is Still a Mystery

Plus: Something we can learn from the Japanese about their fish<p>Old timers on Pier 45 in San Francisco can recall when our local King Salmon was split, salted, and packed in barrels, much of it sold exclusively to smokehouses because it was too old to eat fresh. Boats on 9-14 day trips out to sea …