Staying Fabulous This Winter Season

Staying Fabulous This Winter Season

by Ebony Clark-Bomani

So, this is the time of the year that people get sick the most---subzero temperatures, change in weather, and GERMS. Bipolar weather happens a lot in the south. It can be 30 degrees this week and 70 degrees next week. Here come the sniffling, sneezing, coughing, and hacking. Your greatest natural defenses are: quality rest and exercise to boost immunity, dark greens (such as spinach, kale, wheatgrass, etc.) fresh ginger root, local, raw honey, turmeric, apple cider vinegar, lots of water, and lemons!!!!

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Trending: The Tapered Freaux

Trending: The Tapered Freaux

By Ebony Clark-Bomani

For years, black women have been wearing neatly coiffed, perfectly-rounded, bubble afros. Over time those fros have evolved into equally beautiful tapered shapes---some round, some with texture and color. Less women have been afraid to "big chop" due to the high volume of women rocking their low to medium-size afros closely tailored around their ears and nape...

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Let's Kill This 'Strong Black Woman' Nonsense

Let's Kill This 'Strong Black Woman' Nonsense

By Dr. Shade Henry

Now I don’t advocate it, but watch any Tyler Perry movie and at least once, the “strong black woman” will pop up.

Typically the strong black woman has been through the fire, the flood and the broke black man. And the absent baby daddy. And the son who is a drug dealer who gets shot and gives his life to Jesus at the end of the film as he limps down the aisle while the strong black woman (who on top of her many responsibilities, also leads the church choir), sings her heart out...

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