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Entries by Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson from 05/2012

Jada Pinkett-Smith, Willow Smith, Talk Love, Family In 'Red Table Talk,' Premiering Mothers Day 2012

Posted 05.01.2012 | Black Voices

In a candid discussion about motherhood, quality time and the consequences of life in the spotlight, three generations of women -- Jada Pinkett-Smith ...

Boyz II Men's Shawn Stockman Discusses Son With Autism, Autism Non-Profit Micah's Voice (VIDEO)

Posted 05.02.2012 | Black Voices

Shortly after his first birthday, Shawn Stockman says his son Micah suddenly began to change. The R&B singer who earned accolades and world-renown as ...

Cinco De Mayo 2012: The Mexican Holiday's Link To Slavery, Black Civil Rights

Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Here's what Cinco de Mayo has become in the U.S.: a celebration of all things Mexican, from mariachi music to sombreros, marked b...

Racial Bias Among Doctors Linked To Dissatisfaction With Care, Report Says

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

The average time most doctors spend with their patients during each visit is just 20 minutes, according to 2009 estimates by the National Center for H...

Montel Williams, On Dr. Mehmet Oz Show, Admits Emotional Eating Following Double Mastectomy (VIDEO)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Black Voices

Although he's been a regular on Dr. Mehmet Oz's talk show, television personality and healthy living champion Montel Williams revealed a secret about ...

Bad Restaurant Tip Gets Family Locked Inside Houston Eatery

Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

Houston resident Jasmine Marks learned a valuable tip on restaurant gratuity while eating out with her family last week. According to NCB affiliat...

'Dateline NBC' Series 'My Kid Would Never Do That' Tackles Discrimination (VIDEO)

Posted 05.06.2012 | Black Voices

The stakes are high for a group of teenagers trying out for a fictional television quiz show called "Smart, Smarter, Smartest," and competitive situat...

Recess Helps Ready African American, Latino Students For Class, Study Says

Posted 05.07.2012 | Black Voices

While the benefits of physical activity among children has given rise to little, if any, debate, the benefits of midday playtime has. On one end of th...

Skin Cancer In African Americans: Why You Shouldn't Ignore It

Posted 05.09.2012 | Black Voices

It's true that skin cancer in African Americans isn't nearly as common as it is in other ethnicities. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, it comp...

Gayle King, Nina Garcia, Lisa Price And Karen Hoguet Discuss Children, Motherhood And Work-Life Balance

Posted 05.11.2012 | Black Voices

You've got her eyes, her prepared-for-anything instincts and maybe even her sense of style. But how much of your parenting chops come from your own mo...

Classic Vs. Creative: Peach Cobbler (RECIPES)

Posted 05.11.2012 | Black Voices

We know you'll always love your mama, but at the brunch or dinner table this Mother's Day, there's bound to be something just as sweet vying for your ...

Chaka Khan Loses Weight, Resembles Nicki Minaj (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices

Chaka Khan may have celebrated her 59th birthday just this past March, but now its time for a new celebration in honor of her dramatic weight loss. ...

Yvette Wilson, Former 'Moesha' Star, Battles Cancer, Seeks Kidney Donor

Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices
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Comedienne and star of popular sitcom ’90s show “Moesha” Yvette Wilson, is determined to survive the battle of her life. Wilson, who played ...

Maya Angelou Opens Women's Health And Wellness Center, Calls Disparities 'Embarrassing'

Posted 05.15.2012 | Black Voices

Wisdom comes with age, and at 84 years old, Maya Angelou has lots of wisdom. But she says she picked up her most valuable piece of wisdom early on. "I...

New Jersey Man Sues Walmart For $1M Over Racist Remark

Posted 05.15.2012 | Black Voices

CAMDEN, N.J. -- Wal-Mart is being sued for $1 million by a man who claims he was traumatized by a racist comment made over an intercom at a southern N...

OraQuick, Take-Home HIV Test, Backed By FDA Panel

Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON -- American consumers may soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their own homes, after a panel o...

Entrepreneurship Program Offers Financial Aid To Female, Minority Startups

Posted 05.16.2012 | Black Voices

Despite their $1.1 trillion worth of buying power, African Americans are still largely underrepresented in the business sector when it comes to owners...

Minority Birth Rate Now Surpasses Whites In US, Census Shows

Posted 05.17.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — For the first time, racial and ethnic minorities make up more than half the children born in the U.S., capping decades of heady imm...

Donna Summer's Death Highlights Lung Cancer Risk For Blacks

Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

It's estimated that some 88,000 men and 70,000 women die from lung cancer each year, and for African Americans like disco legend Donna Summer, who rep...

Keri Hilson, Wendy Williams At New York AIDS Walk Say HIV Awareness Is Sorely Lacking

Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices

It's been a big month in the fight against HIV and AIDS. On May 10, a panel of federal advisers gave a thumbs up to the first drug shown to prevent HI...

Vanessa Cantave, Chef And Entertaining Expert, Serves Up 10 Tips For Fancying Up Your BBQ

Posted 05.25.2012 | Black Voices

BBQs are meant to be casual, but every now and then a summer celebration -- birthdays, family reunions, impromptu gatherings with friends -- calls for...