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Kerry James Marshall is now the most expensive living African-American artist

A painting by Kerry James Marshall was sold last week for $21.1 million, the most ever paid for a work by a living African-American artist. Marshall’s gallerist ended a day of suspense following the sale of “Past Times,” by revealing to the New York Times (paywall) that the hip-hop producer and …

Art

The loneliness of the black intellectual: Why do blacks ascending to positions of better socioeconomic stability almost without exception opt for a family with whites?

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Sometimes when I consider the impact of indoctrination, social engineering and racism in Brazil, it sometimes looks to me like</i> …

Women of Color

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Motivation

Read This and You'll Always Want to Keep a Can of Chickpeas in Your Pantry

Yes, there is hummus. And chocolate hummus. But did you know a wallet-friendly can of chickpeas can do a whole lot more than collapse into a swirl of …

Healthy Eating

These 5 brilliant Pinterest boards will transform your meal-prep game

Meal prepping is by far one of the best ways to eat healthier, spend less money, and of course, save on the one thing no one ever has enough of: …

Slow Cookers

This Callus Remover Works Like Baby Foot — Without The Wait

I remember my first callus remover in excruciating detail: I was 20, sitting in a busy nail salon in Cleveland with a girl from my sorority who'd …

Manhattan

Royal Wedding 2018: Michael Curry Steals The Show And The Royal Family Can't Cope

It's fair to say he stole the show.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Rev Bishop Michael Curry stole the show at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.<p>The Most …

Royal Weddings

8 Best Homemade Garden Fertilizers

Organic gardening is as popular as ever, and the methods we use plays a critical role in our health and the health of the planet.<p>There are many …

Gardening

The Legacy Museum: From Slavery to Mass Incarceration demands we face the truth

<b>by Wanda Sabir</b><p>Enslaved Africans “live” in Kwame Akoto-Bamfo’s Nkyinkyim Installation at the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, officially opened …

Black History

Amazing Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake Recipe

"This incredibly moist chocolate cake is simply delicious. and simple to make too. Serve warm, topped with vanilla ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups white …

Dessert

10 Surprising Ways To Use Hydrogen Peroxide In The Garden

Hydrogen peroxide is familiar as a household disinfectant and bleaching agent. This colorless liquid has a chemical formula (H2O2) similar to water, …

Gardening

This is a Way Better Version of the Salt Lamp Trend

Move over, Himalayan salt lamps. There's a new trend in town. Himalayan salt lamps, known for their orange glow and dubious air-cleansing properties, …

Light Bulbs

We're Not Kidding — These 30 Stylish Vacation Clothes Are All Under $30 on Amazon!

There's no worse feeling than being stuck on vacation in uncomfortable clothes you're sick of. This Summer, as you plan your next getaway, treat yourself to comfortable and cute pieces you'll actually be exited to wear. You can save your money for vacation too, because we shopped on Amazon and it's …

Clothing

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

Meditation

$10 Dinners for June

Cheap meal plans like this one help you spend less money on dinner so you have more for summer vacation! Each $10 (or less!) dinner includes a cheap …

Cooking

14 Panda Express Copycat Recipes

No Chinese takeout can compete with what you make in your own kitchen, and these Panda Express copycat recipes prove it!<p>This slow cooker teriyaki …

Cooking

Living Apart Together: A New Option for Older Adults

Three years ago, William Mamel climbed a ladder in Margaret Sheroff’s apartment and fixed a malfunctioning ceiling fan. “I love that you did this,” …

Health Policy

How to Write the First Chapter of a Book: A Checklist for Novelists

Your story starts at the beginning, and beginnings are so important. I often hear from writers that the book really gets going a few chapters in. So …

Writing

This Is Exactly What Halle Berry Eats in 24 Hours on the Keto Diet

We'll say it: Halle Berry is a genetically superior human, and her unwavering commitment to health certainly doesn't hurt. Berry is one of the many …

Ketogenic Diet

These 16 songs broke ground for ‘This is America’

A black man is shot in the head. The refrain: “This is America.” A gospel choir goes silent in a hail of bullets from an even bigger gun. “This is …

Black History

This All-Natural Stress Reliever & Energy Source Will Jumpstart Your Productivity

Business can be exhausting and stressful. Instead of turning to pills, all-natural plant supplements may be the key to boosting your productivity.<p>Let's face it. Being an entrepreneur is a difficult job.<p>And in this high-risk, high-reward profession, you must develop strategies to deal with stress. …

Antidepressants

Going to a sauna can lower your risk of stroke by 60%

We already know that getting healthy means eating more greens, sleeping longer, and working out more, but a new study found that there’s one …

High Blood Pressure

Little Known Black History Fact: Jill Brown-Hiltz

<b>Jill Brown-Hiltz</b> made history 40 years ago by becoming the first Black woman pilot for a major commercial airline company. She is also the first …

Black History

The Best Move To Make Sure Your Bladder Never Leaks Again

Whether you’re getting ready to have a baby and want to strengthen those below-the-belt muscles, you leak a little every time you do box jumps, or …

Workouts

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Employment

This Sun Cream Is Going Viral For Looking Amazing On Dark Skin

'I'm absolutely in love.'<p>If you've ever slathered on a sunscreen (which I pray you do daily), only to see your face and body covered with a weirdly murky white cast, then hey, you're not alone. Since the dawn of sunscreen's creation, women with darker skin tones have fought to find a formula that …

Skin Care

The 10 Best Senior Discounts in America, According to Seniors

Earmark these now.<p>Word is, early bird specials are going the way of VHS tapes and flip phones. But plenty of deals remain for folks who were alive …

National Parks

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

10 High-Paying Work-From-Home Jobs for Those Who Want to Ditch the Office

If your idea of a dream job is one that lets you stay in your pajamas all day, where you can pick up your kids from school, and even throw a load of …

Employment