Always be sure to check with your health care provider before beginning any activity plan or increasing your activity.
It always helps to ask:
•What activities are right for me?
•How much should I do each day?
•How many days a week?
It's also important to ask him or her what your target hea ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 4:28PM
Brown-bagging it during the work week is a great way to save time and money. It can also help you stay on track to meet your health goals—if you focus on fresh, nutrient-rich ingredients. Follow the guidelines below to build meals that are both tasty and good for you.
Get colorful. Brightly color ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 4:21PM
Pretty inside and out.
Always ready to encourage and instill confidence
in her child.
A spirit so bright.
A body so fine and right.
A birthing machine, easy pregnancies and labors blessed she.
She is a Teacher who was born into a family of royalty.
My Momma! SuperWoman tagged on thee.
Posted Sunday, May 14th 2017 at 11:25AM
Undefeated boxing champion, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, author and TV host Laila Ali will be the keynote speaker at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s May 13 main commencement ceremony, school officials announced today.
The ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. at the ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 11:01AM
June Jordan, a major writer shaped by the black arts and the feminist movements of the ‘60’s and ‘70’s, refused to let her art, her sexuality, or her politics be put in a box. At a recent MEC forum on Jordan held at the Brooklyn Library, schola ...
Posted Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 at 12:25PM
Match for Africa, a charity event where tennis professionals team with celebrities to raise money for the Roger Federer Foundation, had its fourth tennis match yesterday in Seattle, Washington. Saturday’s competition featured tennis star Roger Federer and Microsoft’s billionaire founder Bill Gates p ...
Posted Monday, May 1st 2017 at 12:02AM
To be acknowledged is a gift.
I look down in humility.
I shed tears out of desire to
feel loved by thee.
A chat is a gift. To learn about life through your eyes
I will absorb you.
How joyful it feels when my Elder gives me gifts 🎁 .
Posted Sunday, April 30th 2017 at 9:03AM
We made it!
We woke up this beautiful
Adventure is out there.....
May we seek our pearl out
of this Oyster of a 🌎 world.
May you fill worthy of greatness.
Take time to Pamper and Purr,
that's what the weekends f ...
Posted Saturday, April 29th 2017 at 11:36AM
A Yearly Love Calendar
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a mile-long to-do list and half of it never gets done. I’ve found that the best way for me to make sure the most important things don’t get lost in the shuffle is to have a visual reminder. If I actually see what needs to be done, it ...
Posted Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 5:17PM
We know we can’t trust everything we read online, but how can we determine what to believe?
Join NPR's Joshua Johnson along with a panel of experts to discuss how we can all be more critical news consumers.
Tuesday, May ...
Posted Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 12:22PM
Hollywood comes home to Fort Valley as actress Karan Kendrick is featured as the Fort Valley State University Commencement speaker. Kendrick has starred in movies and television shows that top the box office and Nielsen rankings, from the blockbusters like The Hunger Games and iconic films like Tyle ...
Posted Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 11:17AM
Today, we’re talking about challenging ourselves… growing through artistic expression as well as education endveavors.
An accomplished student from Paine College, Sheila Paige, is not your typical college student. Hear her impressive story as a working mom juggling those responsibilities with h ...
Posted Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 10:57AM
JTCC to hold 49th annual commencement ceremony on May 12
By Contributed Report
CHESTERFIELD — John Tyler Community College will hold its 49th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will take place in the Multipurpose building at Virginia State University, lo ...
Posted Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 10:40AM
We are marching to the beat of life's drum.
Wednesday always seems to be the longest
day of the week.
Love is here to pull you along.
Love will help create a clear path
for you to follow.
Love is Mother Earth. Let her infiltrate into
Posted Wednesday, April 26th 2017 at 10:06AM
Yes. Sade' is the artist I most want to duplicate.
I am peaceful and loving by DNA and nature.
Yes it it is my goal to honor the love in people.
No I am not a product of discension.
Yes positivity excites me.
Bullying I've experienced since ...
Posted Tuesday, April 25th 2017 at 11:39PM
by University of the District of Columbia - College of Arts and Sciences
Date and Time
Fri, April 28, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Theater of ...
Posted Tuesday, April 25th 2017 at 11:00AM
When life is piling on the stress, many people turn to food—usually high-fat, high-sugar food—to help themselves cope. Over time, emotional eating may become a coping mechanism that leads to weight gain. That said, other people do the oppos ...
Posted Tuesday, April 25th 2017 at 10:50AM
Could this be a cure for cancer?
by Robin White Goode
Last month, Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black college that sends more black students to medical school than any other college, announced exciting news: A study conducted in Xavier’s Ire ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 11:24AM
Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, an Obama administration holdover, was asked to resign by the Trump administration on Friday. He was replaced by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams, one of the first nurses to serve as surgeon general.
Admiral Trent-Adams will for now be in an acting role. As ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 10:40AM
By Katherine Skiba•Contact Reporter
Former President Barack Obama returns to the public stage Monday morning in a homecoming to the University of Chicago, an event that stands to serve as a warmup for a higher profile in ...
Posted Monday, April 24th 2017 at 10:06AM
Oh my gosh...exhale.
Treat the love of your life to a pamper party!
Detox the stress life throws our way and get
in shape to sway!
From your toes to your fros...
Relax, relate, release-let it go!
Fancy is as fancy does! ...
Posted Saturday, April 22nd 2017 at 11:07AM
Can you see us now?
Dancing down a brick
Spinning from pole to
pole. Twirling all around.
Run away with me!
Jump into love with me!
Bailar conmigo! ...
Posted Friday, April 21st 2017 at 8:30AM