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Fried, Dyed, and Laid to the Side: Memories of the Hot Comb!

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

Saturday mornings in my childhood were sometimes like something out of an Annie Lee or an Ernie Barnes painting. Like millions of other little black girls in the '60s with curly, kinky, or coarse hair, this was the appointed time to have one's hair "did."

Could Crisco Relieve Bunion Pain? Viola Davis Thinks So!

PopSugar Beauty | Jessica Cruel | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style

As a woman who frequently battles ash, I secretly wondered how Viola Davis keeps her mahogany skin glistening on the red carpet. Really, not a dry elb...

Why In The World Is Shortening Called Shortening?

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Taste

It's not just about Crisco.

SLICK! Thieves Steal Truck Containing 18 Tons Of Crisco

AP | Posted 10.14.2014 | Weird News

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A truck containing 18 tons of Crisco sticks headed to a grocery store chain distribution center was stolen in a Florida c...

Double Duty: Kitchen Staples That Make You Prettier And Healthier

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

These items are probably in your home already ... so why not use them for better health and beauty without spending any extra money?

Some Hard Truth About Hard Times

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

Using the Depression as a baseline for discussions of national prosperity ignores an important historical truth: for millions of average citizens, money was tight prior to the 1930s.