Saturday, November 28, 2020

Icon: All hail actor and cultural architect Robert Hooks

“Get me Robert Hooks!” was a demand frequently uttered by top theatrical producers throughout the 60s. Robert Hooks is a name that has been...

We remember… LaWanda Page (Aunt Esther)

In the 70s, television was dominated by the creative powerhouse, writer/producer Norman Lear, whose groundbreaking sitcoms dominated the airways--All in the Family, Maude, Good...

To sou sou or not to sou sou?

Raymona Josephs, a 61-year-old postal worker, had heard about sou sous for years but was never tempted to participate in one until last year....

Special Report: Suicide in the Black community

Soul Train host Don Cornelius, songstress Phyllis Hyman, musician Donny Hathaway and soap opera star Kristoff St. John were all celebrated African Americans who...

Does forgetting a name or word signal dementia?

The number of cases of dementia in the U.S. is rising as baby boomers age, raising questions for boomers themselves and also for their families, caregivers...

Learn how to stop worrying

Our new normal has caused many to fall into a pattern of worrying. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, however, numerous people have struggled to...

Voting and what you need to know!

Hopefully, most of us are preparing to cast our votes in the upcoming presidential election which in many states is just a few weeks...

Erectile dysfunction? Could be your meds

Many men face erectile dysfunction (ED), particularly as they age. As a matter of fact, there are a whopping 18 million men who have...

“I am old enough to claim my inner bitch!”

How can we ever forget Dominique Deveraux, who was the first Black bitch on TV? She was portrayed by the late legendary actress Diahann...

Got wrinkles? Treat them naturally

Let's face it; wrinkles and aging is a packaged deal. The places on your body that are mostly exposed to the sun  like your...

Get your healthiest with arugula!

We pretty much all love salad! Many of us go directly for the iceberg or romaine lettuce at the supermarket when we want to...

Got the sniffles? Try some good old Jamaican chicken soup!

Chicken soup is just what the doctor ordered during frigid months. The yummy concoction has curative powers. According to scientists who have studied the...

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