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The Inflammation-Reducing Yoga Sequence You Need For Quality Sleep

Inflammation is one of our body’s greatest healers—but in excess, it wreaks havoc on our health. Chronic inflammation creates an environment where …

These Are the 10 Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon Editors

2017 has been quite a year in the book world. We learned the inside scoop about the 2016 presidential election in Hillary Clinton’s <i>What Happened</i>, endured thought spirals and reward-incentivized mysteries with John Green in <i>Turtles All the Way Down</i>, and were even were treated to an in-depth look at …

Books

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Books

10 Things That Make A Man Marriage Material

<i>This article originally appeared on YourTango, by Carly Spindel.</i><p>In life, we settle for so many average things because they’re convenient, and well... easy. One thing that should never be mediocre is love and relationships. Love should be amazing, mind-blowing, life-changing, and really, really …

Relationships

Tracing Your Roots: Where Did My Ancestor’s Freed Slaves Go?

A forebear emancipates his slaves in the 1840s, but “freedom” was a relative term in 1840s Kentucky.<p><b>Dear Professor Gates:</b><p><i>I’m trying to trace a family</i> …

Genealogy

Beyoncé Just Released the Most Stylish 600-Page Coffee Table Book

Anyone familiar with Beyoncé’s landmark sixth record, <i>Lemonade</i>, will tell you it’s more than just an album. Personal, political, and unapologetically honest, it stands as the crowning achievement in the career of one of music’s most beloved artists, thanks in large part to its stunning visuals. …

Tracing Your Roots: Were Slaves’ Surnames Like Brands?

We made a surprising discovery while addressing a question about how slaves got their last names.<p><b>Dear Professor Gates:</b><p><i>Were the surnames of enslaved</i> …

Genealogy

22 Stunning Vintage Photos of Beautiful Black Ladies From the Victorian Era

When people of color are erased from popular depictions of historical eras, some folks can come up with a It of excuses for why their images are …

African-American News

How To Dispose of Toxic Items from Your Home

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>Do you have toxic items you're no longer using hanging around that you just don't know how to dispose of? Well, kudos …

Pollution

Spotlight: Vintage Clothing Store Owner Rachel Davies

<b>My name is</b> Rachel Davies and I am a vintage enthusiast, writer, marketer and owner of Old Soul Retro.<p>I’ve always had a love for anything vintage. As a child I tagged along with my parents to thrift stores, estate, garage and barn sales. It became a treasure hunt. I’m still hooked on the excitement …