Mayor Pro Tem Tennel Atkins hosted the eighth annual Family Gifting Day on Dec. 8 as a part of his Home for the Holidays campaign, which helps families in District 8 provide their children with gifts for Christmas.
As the seasons change we’re all tempted to indulge, but consuming all the extra calories added from sugar in those decadent sweets and savories can quickly add up to pounds on the scale!
This column is meant to give you a brief pause from all of the sensationalism and headaches of our everyday lives.
Jennie, a mom who has two biological daughters of her own, has been waiting 19 months to adopt a young toddler named Elijah.
Nothing pleases the senses like a home filled with family, friends and the welcoming aroma of a holiday meal. Whether you’re cooking up a full-menu feast from your own kitchen or you need a delicious idea or two to share ...
The holiday season is a time of family gatherings, football and endless servings of food. It’s also a time where people prepare themselves to score deals of discounted items from Black Friday sales and become pre-occupied with other customs. However, ...
The Harambee Festival is more than just a festival. For 40 years, the annual cultural event has provided a way for people to connect to their African culture and community.
While Black and White people have similar rates of Internet use, Black people are slightly more plugged into certain social media sites, where sharing life’s minutiae is the norm.
Fall has arrived, and with it comes the king of all seasonal flavors – pumpkin pie spice.
Another school year is underway and with it comes homework, play dates, team sports and more, which can make feeding children healthy snacks a daunting task.
Most people know exercise can help you feel younger and healthier, but recent research shows that even older people can benefit from physical activity regardless of age and health condition
As the NFL’s 2014 season warms up, Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, prepares to face charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child
Preparing for an unexpected emergency, especially one brought on by severe weather, is one of the most important ways you can protect your home and family. Proactively addressing storm-related issues ranging from property damage to power outages can minimize a ...
In the 60s we waged a war on poverty, and poverty won,” President Ronald Reagan once quipped. Did it?
Terrence Morgan has heard the stories over and over. Black men are absent from their children’s lives. An African American woman stands more likely to be a single mom than any other race.