Health and Fitness

TI at the Red Table Talk: This Convo is Dead and G...

I am noticing a trend here. When black celebrities make devastating mistakes in their lives and get huge waves of negative PR and internet backlash, t...
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Period Hacks: When Aunt Flo Is Trippin’

We’re women; which means for most of us periods are or were a reality. A few of us are lucky. “Aunt Flo” comes into town, doesn’t cause much r...
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Should we have more fat black girls on magazine co...

Written by Penelope Farthing The title of a Buzzfeed article crossed my Facebook feed today, and it was certainly an attention grabber. It boldly stat...
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Twitter After Dark: Life, Love and the Pursuit of ...

The title is a little sensational, but bear with me. This post is going to be spicy! The other day, I left a work event very late. When I came home, I...
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Five Ways to Fight the Flu!

Written by Penelope Farthing Spooky season just passed and Halloween now behind us. Thanksgiving is up next. Christmas, though the decorations have be...
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Whatever you like: T.I., Deyjah and the Duality of...

Introduction T.I., a notorious rapper turned “black elder and pundit” decided to open his dutty, stank, rancid, ugly fat trap once more to announc...
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Hymens don’t determine virginity, TI!

Written by Penelope Farthing   In today’s episode of boundary crossing, we have noted alleged cheater and rapper, TI, revealing that he attends...
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He’s Just Not That Into You: The Case of Angela ...

Thanks to Penelope and Christelyn, I have been challenged to expand my writing repertoire beyond my weekly interviews. While I will still be interview...
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Should we normalize obesity?

Written by Penelope Farthing I’ve got a radical suggestion that might make it a little easier to exist as a black woman of a certain size.   No...
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Abstinence: Antiquated or Awesome?

Written by Penelope Farthing Last week I talked a quite a bit about sexual health among black women, from tips to prevent getting HIV, to why unprotec...
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HIV Prevention Tips

Written by Penelope Farthing With straight black women getting featured in HIV medication ads, infection rates in Atlanta rivaling some third world co...
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Maternal Mortality and Black Women

Written by Penelope Farthing Maternal mortality is a hot topic of late, with more light shed on the statistic among black mothers-to-be since Serena W...
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Fitness Equipment Ideas for Your Home Gym

Even though it’s closer to January 2020 than January 2019, there’s still time to make good on your New Year’s Resolution to shed a few pound...
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No Bargaining: You Either Want It Or You Don’t

Earlier this week, I was speaking to a woman who wants to lose about 60lbs. She’s been trying to lose the same 60lbs. for over a year. Even hyperten...
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