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Five Spa Tips Every Twenty-Something Should Know

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.25.2015 | Style
Linda Harding-Bond

Put Google to work. Type in the search word "best" plus the spa service and your town. Yelp, Insider, Bing, City Search or some other social media review site should pop up with information on a variety of therapists and spa professionals.

Integrating Roma Into Europe's Future: Change Must Come From Within

Athéna Tacet | Posted 06.24.2015 | World
Athéna Tacet

A large majority of the estimated 10-12 million Roma living in Europe, six million of them in the EU and the majority in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Romania, continue to face social-economic prejudice, exclusion from mainstream education and healthcare, intolerance, xenophobia and stigmatization.

Warning Spa Managers: Mother's Day Ahead

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 05.08.2015 | Money
Linda Harding-Bond

Clearly many people turn to the spa industry in hopes of providing their loved ones with a memorable experience. But in the past several years many high-end spas have been plagued with reports of service that is less than stellar.

Arab Americans: Confident and Concerned

James Zogby | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
James Zogby

Over the many years I have been involved working within the Arab American community, I have had to contend with a range of myths and misunderstandings about both the nature and composition of the community as well as their attitudes toward major issues of concern facing the United States.

Reflections on Ferguson

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

I don't have definitive answers as to what has gone wrong in Ferguson. My heart grieves for the family of Michael Brown. I am astounded by the local p...

Amatus' Broken Compass

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Although her lyrics sometimes fall short of insight, her sultry delivery makes up for the missing poetry, especially heard in the last two tracks "Punk" and "Cherish."

Can You Hear Us Now? Ethnic Spa Goers Are Speaking

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

For ethnic spa goers, many times the preliminary conversation to determine what we use on our skin, why we use it and what we expect to achieve from our facial is omitted. Were you aware that such a conversation should even take place?

Are Spas Ignoring the Needs of Ethnic Women?

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Increasingly more and more African-American, Hispanic, Asian, biracial and other ethnic women are asking a question prior to booking their facial appointment. The question is, 'Do you have someone who knows how to work with my skin?'

Spas and the Leap Toward Multicultural Marketing

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Beauty schools as a whole tend to disregard brown skin in their curriculum, despite the rapidly growing high degree of ethnic spa-goers. Kelly McDonald recently addressed this issue during my interview with her at the International Spa Association's (ISPA) Conference and Expo.

The Craft of Acting

Nivedita Kulkarni | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Nivedita Kulkarni

Most often I've been asked to change my name (unpronounceable), my nose (not "American") and my weight (heavy best friend). I haven't followed any of that advice, and at this point, I'm actually pretty grateful for the relentless scrutiny of my looks.

Spa-ing 411 For Brown Skin Facials

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

The need for ethnic skin care education was critical to creating new streams of revenue for the spa industry and necessary for maintaining relevance in a fast moving global industry

"Hop" = No Hope (Unless You're White)

John Shore | Posted 05.15.2012 | Latino Voices
John Shore

The primary, overt, not-even-slightly-subtle message of the deplorable movie Hop, out on DVD March 23, is that the very idea of Hispanics succeeding is a joke.

A Stern Reminder about the Race in Universal Pictures' Hop

Mark Cassello | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Cassello

On March 23, 2012, Universal Pictures will release the Easter-themed film, Hop, on Blu-ray and DVD. Although some hail Hop as a family-friendly Easter...

UNESCO: Libya's Cultural Sites In 'Serious Danger'

Posted 10.26.2011 | Arts

The current political and social upheaval in Libya has brought worries the destruction of its cultural property. Libya has five UNESCO World Heritage ...

Must Plane Food be Plain Food?

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Rosenthal

Planes these days stink. They never smelled too good to begin with, but now it's worse now than ever -- by virtually eliminating food on flights, airlines have created ethnic food warfare at 36,000 feet.