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Traveling While Black: 4 Companies You Need to Know About

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By Cenithia Bilal | I’ve traveled with numerous people from very different backgrounds to many countries. I’ve seen firsthand the stark differences between my own experiences and the experiences of someone who isn’t a person of color. It’s not that my time in these countries was rife with prejudice or racism, but rather it was so subtle …

Ethnic Foods Made Healthier: 5 Easy Healthy Dishes from Across the Globe

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By Aisha Powell | One of the better parts about coming from descendants of different cultures is the amazing foods! Whether your family is from Ghana, Asia, Italy or Venezuela, the traditional foods that brew in countries all around the world are a delicious reminder of where you came from. The problem with ethnic foods, especially ones …

A Healthy Vagina is A Happy One: Tips on Keeping Your Lady Bits Clean

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By Aaliyah Ransome | Whether you refer to it as your vagina, “va-jay-jay,” “honey parts,”“hoo ha,” “lady bits,” or “lady parts,” feminine hygiene is extremely important. In addition to yearly gynecologist visits (whether you’re sexually active or not), there are many at-home steps you can take to keep your vagina happy and healthy. Get to know your vagina. …

She Wants To Move: 4 Ways to Keep Active & Live a Healthy Life While Having a Busy Schedule

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By Shadea L. Blyther | As you fall out of summer and jump into the autumn season, the temperature cools down as your schedule heats up! Whether you are in school, working full-time or both, things can get pretty hectic as you try to adjust to your new schedule. You might have worked hard all summer …

Inspiring Moments from the March for Black Women

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By Taylor Johnson | Thousands of demonstrators marched on September 30th for black women and racial injustice. The March for Black Women and the March for Racial Justice joined together in Washington, D.C. Marches also took place in other cities like Miami, San Diego, Chicago, and Phoenix. During the march, women linked arms while speakers said the names …

5 Black Women Who are Taking Over the Fitness World

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By Taylor Johnson | Black female fitness gurus are shutting down the negative stereotype that black women don’t workout. Many black women live fit and healthy lifestyles. Here are 5 women of color who are currently conquering the fitness world and encouraging other women to get in shape! Massy Arias Photo Credit: http://www.massyarias.com/blog/ Massy is a fitness influencer on …

Best Foods to Eat Before/During Your Period

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By Kadisha Kentish | The way you eat affects your period. You might think the food you eat before your period doesn’t matter, but it does. What you eat both the week before and during your period sets the tone for your period. Food affects your cramps, irritability, your mood, iron/vitamin levels and the regularity of your …

Eat Better, Pay Less: The food guide to eating healthy 5 times a day with $20

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By Aisha Powell | After the worldwide phenomenon of “What the Health,” and other health-related documentaries that focus on food, eating healthier is back on the radar. For many, this type of programming sparks an active interest in eating healthier – you watch a show and soon after you swear off baked goods and fried foods from …