Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Lifestyle

A fully staffed medical clinic -- social workers, physicians, nurses, medical students, nursing students, support medical personnel -- operates each Monday on the campus of The Healing Center in Oakhaven.  Compassionate smiles are carefully covered by masks because of the...
by Najee El-Amin -- As African-American History month winds down, a living embodiment of that history received recognition she deserved in Atlanta on Tuesday (Feb. 23).  The Atlanta Police Department honored its first African-American woman officer, Linnie Hallmon Booker, with a...
“I’d rather go down in history as one lone Negro who dared to tell the government that it had done a dastardly thing than to save my skin by taking back what I said.” These words, credited to journalist and...
by Stacy M. Brown --  Amber Pickens is celebrating Black History Month in a big way. The dancer, actress, and singer has added author to her long list of titles with the release of “Blooming in Motion,” a coloring book that...
by Brittany Holst -- “I am a wife, mother of three, a hair stylist and makeup artist, and I have lupus,” said Ashley Isaac Tucker, who lives with the systematic autoimmune disease. Lupus is a disease that occurs when the body’s...
by Jay Connor -- If “show up to show out” was a person, is there a better candidate on planet Earth other than Nia Dennis? Last year, the celebrated UCLA gymnast sent jaws crashing into the floor with a show-stopping, Beyoncé-inspired...
A LIVE conversation with NASA astronaut Victor J. Glover Jr. from the International Space Station will be among the highlights of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.’s 107th Anniversary Virtual Global Founders’ Day Celebration on Saturday (Jan. 9). Micheal E. Cristal,...
by James A. Washington Jr. -- If I haven’t before, let me ask you now: Can somebody explain a “faith walk” to me?  I frequently refer to my own spiritual transformation that way and I’ve had others describe this “thing” that...
by Sophia A. Nelson --  Life is 100 percent about the choices that we make. And most of the time, we as Black people make choices out of necessity, out of obligation, and regrettably sometimes out of desperation. If we want...
Forced to pivot by the coronavirus pandemic, Osupa Moon, Cookie Moon and Mid-South Kwanzaa, Inc. have taken the annual cultural celebration online and onto the airwaves. Ekpe Abioto and Pearl Walker shared the libation ceremony on video on Tuesday during...