Ray J Closes $31 Million Deal to Launch Raycon, His New Electric Transportation Brand

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Ray J, the American singer and television personality, today announces a new $31 million deal securing the launch of his new electronics transportation brand Raycon. The $31 million deal, paid in the form of equity and cash, was finalized between Read more

With U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates Spiking, Groundswell Fund Announces $500,000 for Birth Justice for Women of Color, Low-Income Women, and Transgender People

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New Video Highlights the Need for Culturally Competent Birthing Services Led by Women of Color and Transgender People Today, Groundswell’s Birth Justice Fund, the only fund in the country dedicated to making midwifery and doula care and training accessible to women Read more

Straight Talk: Kecia J. Shares What Life is Like 10 Years After a Positive AIDS Diagnosis

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  As we close out National AIDS awareness month, we would like to share the story of Dying to be a D.I.V.A. author, Kecia J. This author, HIV/AIDS Educator, and  International Speaker & Truth Strategist, was one of the faces Read more

SHE READY! Tiffany Haddish Joins Hands With Method To “Fight Dirty”

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Method, the pioneer of premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric and personal care products, today launched “Fight Dirty,” a tongue-in-cheek PSA starring America’s newest favorite funny woman, Tiffany Haddish. Debuting at the height of cold and flu season, the two-minute Read more

6 Tricks To Save Your Waistline This Halloween

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It’s that time again, folks. Halloween is almost here. The holiday that begins the “sugar season” — four months of tempting treats everywhere you turn. If you’re trying to lose weight or just watching your waistline, October 31st might seem Read more

Dr. Ray Blackwell Named Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Christiana Care Health System

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Ray Blackwell, M.D., has been appointed chief of Cardiac Surgery at Christiana Care Health System’s Center for Heart & Vascular Health and also has been named the W. Samuel Carpenter, III, Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery. “Dr. Blackwell’s strong leadership and Read more

Atlanta Mothers of Special Needs Children Join Forces

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As the country waits to see how the healthcare bill plays out, these mothers in Atlanta are joining forces to provide resources and spread awareness of the realities families with special needs children or relatives face. On November 4, 2017, Read more

Curvy Chick Fitness & JackRabbit Stores Welcome Plus Models Summer Wayans & “Project Runway” Model Monique Robinson

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Underscoring their ongoing commitment to community, health, CEO of Curvy Chick Fitness Charity Lynette teamed up with Jack Rabbit Stores in Manhattan recently for a NYFW edition of her #AHealthyHeartNY Community Run/Meet and Greet. Her special celebrity guests were Project Runway Season Read more

Mom of Special Needs Child Spreads Light on Health Care Flaws & Struggles in America

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  While many of us have volunteered and worked with special needs children and adults in the past, those few hours we spent and felt so good about ourselves after completing,  were exactly that, just a few hours or maybe Read more

National Relaxation Day

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Did you know stress is linked to six chronic illnesses?  According to American Psychological Association stress can lead to heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver and suicide, which is why it is important to have days Read more

How Fitness Boot Camp Is Saving Me

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The relationship you have with yourself, sets the foundation for every other relationship you have in your life….It all boils down to how much do you love yourself? -Shelah Marie, Meditation Mixtape   Last week I started attending a fitness Read more

#FancysThoughts: Can I Be Crazy For a Minute?

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A few months ago, I shared what my life is like living with a mental illness in Let’s Be Real Society’s syndicated article “Fresh Air”. While writing my part, I thought nothing of it. I described what it was like Read more

Black Girl Magic: LSU Asst. Professor Uses Technology to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease

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An assistant professor in the Division of Electrical and Computer Engineering,  LaVonda Brown, is said to have discovered a way to predict Alzheimer’s Disease through technology. Brown  came to LSU earlier this year, but through her work for the Emory Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Marquita Wilson

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Marquita Wilson is a fitness inspiration. After the passing of her mother and having to take care of her sister who suffers from Cerebral Palsy, Wilson lost 125 lbs. She was awarded the Caretaker of the Year award in  2016 Read more

Spreading the Light Through Yoga AND Trap Music

I did a speech about networking over the weekend, and as part of an activity I asked the room if there were any entrepreneurs who liked trap music. For those who raised their hands, I explained that we instantly connected Read more

Curvy Chick Fitness Guide to Running. Your Heart Will Thank You Later.

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  Hello Everyone, A healthy heart is a very important factor in living a long life.  Understanding how movement can change your life and reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure, is an integral part of daily life.  I Read more

#FancysThoughts: When You Learn To Control Your Breathing

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After watching me watch Gabrielle’s SwagHer Fit videos in awe at at her commitment, my boyfriend decided to teach me how to lift weights and began walking (which I already did but have been slacking on due to work) and Read more

SwagHerFit: Episode 4

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Gabby takes us grocery shopping as she shares some healthy food options and the no-no’s we should avoid, while also giving insight on some alternatives we may be interested in exploring. Remember eat this and not that!   Share this:

SwagHer Fit: Episode 3

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Staying true to her word, Gabby shares her CrossFit training experiences with us and discusses why she enrolled in it and how she stays motivated. Do you have any CrossFit tips you care to share with Gabby? Tweet them to Read more