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Black Women Obesity

What Blocks Our Sexual Freedom?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.12.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

I am one lucky woman, because I have the opportunity to speak openly and honestly with women about my favorite subject all day long--female sexuality....

When The Man You Love Asks You To Lose Weight

Akela Stanfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

I yelled at him and told him he did not love me. Love would not notice the 300 pounds my 5'3" frame carried. Confused, he just stared at me; he knew more than anyone how desperately I wanted and needed to lose weight. He alone knew all my secrets. He heard my disappointments. He hoped for my future.

Black Women Battle Obesity With Dialogue, Action

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 02.09.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Nicole Ari Parker was motivated by frustration. For Star Jones, it was a matter of life or death. Toni Carey wanted a fresh start a...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Exercise vs. Hair: Can't We All Just Get Along?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

While the contention over Olympian Gabby Douglas' updo has continued to simmer, another battle heated up on the topic of black women and their hair th...

Black Girls RUN!: Going the Distance for Black Women's Health

Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks | Posted 11.19.2011 | Black Voices
Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks

In 2009 we created Black Girls RUN!, to encourage black women to make fitness a priority, become a more health conscience society and aid in lowering the number of chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet.

Black Women Battle Obesity With Dialogue, Action

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 02.09.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — Nicole Ari Parker was motivated by frustration. For Star Jones, it was a matter of life or death. Toni Carey wanted a fresh start a...