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Entries by Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson from 10/2011

Walk The Walk: Mary Mary On Being A Superwoman

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Have you ever tried so hard to make things great for your family that you ended up frustrated, bitter, and snapping at every one of them? You know, so...

How To Answer Difficult Job Interview Questions

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices
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An interview gives you the opportunity to showcase your qualifications to an employer, so it pays to be well prepared. There are questions that are di...

Your Daily Cup Of Coffee Could Help Create Jobs

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices
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Want to help your neighbor get a job, why don't you take a trip to your nearest Starbucks? In one of the latest efforts to help with job creation, the...

LA Church Encourages Black Women To Test For STDs

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices
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How would you feel if you woke up on a Sunday morning and got dressed in your Sunday's best to head down to hear the good word preached, and mid-sermo...

How To Make Turkey Chili (RECIPE)

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices
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It's cold here so that means it is time for Turkey Chili ! Here is my favorite recipe -- it is very similar to the one in the "Belly Off Diet" book so...

The Lion King's Autism-Friendly Production

Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

The vibrant sights and sounds of Disney's "The Lion King" on Broadway is what "NBC Nightly News'" Brian Williams describes as an "explosion for the se...

50 Cent Pens Children's Book, Tackles Bullying

Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

From platinum hits to power drinks to Playground, rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson has a trifecta of accomplishments under his belt, the latest one bei...

WATCH: 'From Fatherless To Fatherhood': The Impact Of Paternal Absence On Black Families

Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

In the conversation about black families, the subject of fatherhood strikes a particularly sensitive nerve. The conversations are often underscored by...

Breast Cancer's Financial Toll: The High Cost Of Fighting For Your Life

Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
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Marci found a lump in her breast in April of last year. She went to the doctor the next day. "The first doctor I saw told me that it was not life t...

Should You Go Out Of Your Way To Buy Black?

Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
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A few months ago, my mother-in-law called me raving about a new pastry shop--owned by a young, black woman. Being that I love to see my sisters in bus...

NBA Cancels Preseason As Both The League And Players Fail To Reach An Amicable Decision

Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
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Tuesday came and went with no sign of the stalemate between the league and basketball players coming to an end. With neither side able to reach a deci...

5 Ways To Kick A Bad Habit (Or Form A Good One)

Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices
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In the past, I had a bad habit of procrastinating. I was such a procrastinator that I would find anything to do other than what I was actually suppose...

Breast Cancer's Financial Toll, Part 2: Where To Go For Help

Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

The second in a two-part series on breast cancer costs. Molly MacDonald was diagnosed with Stage 0 breast cancer in 2005. The good news was that su...

Idris Elba Gushes Over Daughter In ESSENCE

Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

Our November cover hunk is front and center these days. In the latest issue of ESSENCE on stands now, Idris Elba chats a bit about his daughter, Isan....

Deborah Tillman Is 'America's Supernanny'

Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

It might be Jo Frost's British accent or tip-of-the-nose specs that have helped the "Supernanny" put dozens of kids in their place and put frazzled pa...

Kalyn Johnson, Effie's Paper Founder, Abandoned Law For Fashion Styling And Paper Design

Posted 10.07.2011 | Black Voices

Editor's Note: HuffPost BlackVoices' "Second Act" series explores the impact of the nation's financial turmoil on the lives and career choices of Afri...

Shaunie O'Neal Masters Single Motherhood And Crock-Pot Cooking

Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Say what you will about Shaunie O'Neal and her controversial franchise, "Basketball Wives," she'll answer you "for the millionth time" that she isn't ...

WATCH: Marcus Samuelsson's (Kid-Friendly) Recipe For Healthy Living

Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Feels like everywhere you turn these days celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson is flexing his culinary muscle. From the front rows of fashion week, where ...

Kelly Rowland Opens Up About Estranged Father

Posted 10.10.2011 | Black Voices

It's been over 20 years since Kelly Rowland has seen her estranged father and the singer is finally opening up about her true feelings towards him in ...

Beyonce Opens Up About Jay-Z And Why She Waited To Have A Baby

Posted 10.11.2011 | Black Voices

First came love, then came marriage, then came Beyonce's womanhood, according to an interview slated to run in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar m...

Workout Kids Push The Limits Of Safe Exercise

Posted 10.11.2011 | Black Voices

With childhood obesity more than tripling in the past 30 years, it seems commendable for a child to take on fitness the way 10-year-old CJ Senter doe...

New Orleans Airport Approved For Cuba Air Service

Posted 10.13.2011 | Black Voices
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KENNER, La. -- Officials at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport say the airport has received approval for direct flight service to C...

Shondia McFadden-Sabari, Breast Cancer Survivor, Says Intuition Lead To Diagnosis, Forgoes Reconstructive Surgery

Posted 10.13.2011 | Black Voices

When it comes to breast cancer detection, you've got mammograms, biopsies and, in the case of Shondia McFadden-Sabari, intuition. "I had no symptoms. ...

Kids Say The Darnedest Things: BlackVoices Edition (VIDEO)

Posted 10.14.2011 | Black Voices

First Art Linkletter did it, summoning kids' wit and wisdom, and inevitably drawing out their characteristic humor on his famous TV show, "Kids Say Th...

Black Women Putting Off Babies Because Of Recession: Are You?

Posted 10.14.2011 | Black Voices

Birth rates among black women have dropped 2.4 percent as a result of the recession. Overall, preliminary data from 2010 show birthrates have dropped ...