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Obesity Wins Again. My Half-Sister Is Dying.

People often wonder why I cover the minefield that is black women and obesity. It stems from experience, watching my mother and half-sister eat, and e...
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RIP Maya Angelou: A Phenomenal Woman Has Left the ...

Famed poet, activist, and author Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. We send her family, friends and the literary community our heartfelt condolen...
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Such a Shame; Such a Waste…Philip Seymour Ho...

Do you ever notice that the most brilliant amongst us are often slaves to their own internal torment? I was shocked to hear that Philip Seymour Hoffma...
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Come Hither: Moving On After a Loss (A Very Final ...

I'm not crazy and it wasn't a hopeful presumption on my part or a case of mistaken identity. Puffy was running back up the block towards me; he gra...
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Come Hither: Moving On After a Loss (Pt 1)

If you live long enough you'll realize that finding a special love is no easy feat. When we come across that man or woman that makes our days brighter...
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