Wednesday Wonder Woman: Marquita Wilson


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

3 Things Black Men Can Do To Cut Risk Of Diabetes 


Black America Web published a post today entitled “5 Things Every Black Man Should Do To Cut His Diabetes Risk”. After the reading, it seemed like it could be summed up in three points. Here goes… Education- Black men can Read more

Four tales of stresses, financial strains of private probation

In this Jan. 27, 2016 photo, Fred Robinson talks about his probation and struggles to pay his fines and court fees, from a hospital bed at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Robinson endures recurrent internal bleeding and cirrhosis that forced him to give up a restaurant job. He says he told a probation officer that his $750 monthly disability check left nothing for court costs, fines and fees. But a judge renewed his probation and extended it. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

When Fred Robinson was convicted of two misdemeanor marijuana charges in 2011 — but was unable to pay $2,500 in fines and court costs — a judge placed him on 11 months and 29 days of probation. More than four Read more