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Why It Is So Important To Talk About Health In Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Olympic gold medalist Allyson Felix and food activist Debra Eschmeyer think there is one major thing schools around the country need to improve upon: ...

PHOTOS: Stars Join FLOTUS At 'Let's Move!' Event

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 11.06.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama said Friday that her anti-childhood obesity campaign is creating a "cultural shift" in how Americans live and eat, a...

OUCH! Torn Hamstring Takes Down U.S. Track Star

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

MOSCOW -- Allyson Felix flew out of the blocks, same as usual. She tried to settle into her rhythm around the turn, as she always has. Then everyth...

The Best-Dressed Stars Of 2012!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.26.2013 | Black Voices

The chic always rise to the top, which made pulling together the list of this year's best-dressed stars a cinch. Solange Knowles mesmerized us wit...

PHOTOS: Allyson Felix Soars In New Nike Lookbook

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Black Voices

Nike is taking its apparel to a whole new level! The athletic wear mega brand has released a high-flying collection of images for its Women’s Spr...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.17.2013 | Black Voices

Allyson Felix may have accepted her honor as one of Glamour's Women of The Year this week, but she has also earned a spot as one of favorite fashionis...

PHOTOS: Gabby And Allyson Celebrate At Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards took place last night in New York City. Solange Knowles, Mary J. Blige, Tyra Banks and Pharell Williams ...

An 'Alex Cross' Sequel?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices

During this week's episode of HuffPost Black Voices' weekly entertainment news series BV 365, host Teri Johnson talks to the stars of "Alex Cross" and...

PHOTO: Gabby Douglas Shines On ESSENCE 'Women Of The Year' Cover

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Remember when we shared the behind-the-scenes video of Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas getting glam for ESSENCE's December issue? Well, we finally...

PHOTOS: Trya Banks Throws A Party For Your Flaws

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Black Voices

Tyra Banks likes to remind us that although she may be considered one of the world's most beautiful women, she's far from flawless. The "America's ...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Black Voices

This week was filled with fabulous fashion moments. Viola Davis wowed the crowd at the Hollywood premiere of Broadway's big hit "The Book Of Mormo...

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PHOTOS: Essence Magazine Fetes Olympic Track Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Black Voices

You can always count on Essence magazine to celebrate exceptional women of color. The glossy rolled out the red carpet on Monday for an intimate lunch...

PHOTOS: The Best Style Moments From Fashion's Night Out

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.08.2012 | Black Voices

It's only right that we dedicate this week's best style moments to all the stars who were spotted out and about at Fashion's Night Out festivities. ...

Casting Olympic Athletes On Primetime TV

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 08.14.2012 | TV

While most Olympic athletes are content to compete for glory on the track or in the pool, some have bigger aspirations -- like finding fame and fortun...

London's Grand Olympics, On and Off the Track

William Bradley | Posted 10.13.2012 | Sports
William Bradley

What a fantastic Olympics we've just had. I miss the Games already. The spectacle was grand, but what I hope really last are the spirits of internationalism and participation in sport.

U.S. Women Win MORE Relay Gold

Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Allyson Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after the second leg of the 4x...

U.S. Women's Relay Team SMASHES World Record

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | Sports

LONDON (Associated Press) -- Pointing the baton at the clock showing the world-record time of 40.82 seconds, Carmelita Jeter anchored the United State...

LA's Darling Finally Gets Her Gold

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 08.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Allyson Felix is an LA-born-and-bred sprinter who has been turning heads since she was in high school. A veteran Olympian now (she competed in both th...

Felix Finally Chases Down Gold Medal

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- No more heartbreak for Allyson Felix. No more silver, either. She finally did it. Denied twice on the world's biggest stage, Felix won...

Olympic Rowing Fever

Kuae Kelch Mattox | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
Kuae Kelch Mattox

Olympic fever is at an all time high in my household, and it started even before the torch arrived at last week's opening ceremony.

Olympic Pipe Dreams

Nikki Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

I applaud the Ryan Lochtes, Justin Gatlins and Lolo Joneses for never giving up. I congratulate their parents for letting them believe these Olympic "pipe dreams" are possible. And I thank all the critics for unknowingly pushing these athletes to prove you wrong.

Tarmoh Gives Up Olympic Spot

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- It will be remembered as the most anticipated race never run. The runoff that turned into a walk away to conclude the U.S. track trial...

RUN OFF!

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- The runoff to settle a third-place tie in the women's 100 meters at the U.S. track trials is off - for now. Sprinter Jeneba Tarmoh ...

100 Meters, Two Sprinters And One Olympic Berth

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Reluctantly, Jeneba Tarmoh will step into the blocks Monday to break a third-place tie she feels was already decided fair and squ...

Gatlin Suggests Mud Wrestling To Break Felix-Tarmoh Tie

Posted 06.26.2012 | Sports

U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin has offered his solution to the conundrum facing USA Track & Field when it comes to the the third-place tie in the women's...