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Before I Forget

Trish Vradenburg | Posted 01.18.2017 | Fifty
Trish Vradenburg

It started with lapses of memory. But who doesn't have those, right? It just means you have to concentrate a little more, be more focused and present ...

The Etiquette of Alzheimer's

Yvonne Durant | Posted 01.14.2017 | Black Voices
Yvonne Durant

Don't say, "Do you remember me?" or jump into a reminiscence of past times together. People with Alzheimer's have enough don'ts and deficits. Their brains are already dissing them; they don't need you to do so, too.

What Life Is Really Like For A Famed Restaurateur Battling Alzheimer's

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 12.09.2015 | OWN

"Hey, honey, you'll never guess what happened... I forgot I had Alzheimer's!" That's what the good-natured B. Smith once said to her husband of 23 yea...

Brennan Williams

B. Smith & Husband Raise Awareness Around Minorities' Battle With Alzheimer's | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.11.2015 | Black Voices

Last year, former model, designer and restaurateur B. Smith (nee Barbara Smith) revealed her longstanding battle with Alzheimer’s disease during an ...

Looking Back at Women's History Month, It's All about 'B'

Gemma Puglisi | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Gemma Puglisi

Just last year, Smith went missing for nearly 18 hours -- and was later found in Manhattan. Her struggle with the disease continues, yet she and Gasby have not only been devoted to each other, but to the cause.

Former Model And Restaurateur Goes Missing

New York Daily News | Posted 11.26.2014 | Black Voices

Pioneering former model and restaurateur B. Smith has gone missing in the Hamptons....

These Black Chefs Will Spice Up Your Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Black Voices

The "talented black cook" stereotype is a stale one -- leftover from a long history of slavery and servitude in white kitchens -- and tightly bound to...

Easter Egg Roll Just Got More Delicious

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The White House Easter Egg Roll guest list just got a whole lot more delicious. Yesterday on Twitter, first lady Michelle Obama's Let...

See Work From Artists Exhibiting In Harlem Fine Arts Show

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

For three days in early February, New York's historic Riverside Church will feature artwork from over 100 artists. The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS...