Friday, August 14, 2020

A chat with Bishop Marvin Sapp…”God is so amazing to me!”

Bishop Marvin Sapp is a force to be reckoned whether he is singing or raspily imparting beneficial spiritual truths to those who are spiritual....

We remember…Curtis Mayfield, “The Gentle Genius”

It was the summer of '72; I was 11-years-old. My oldest brother Mark and his crew of cools had seen the hottest blaxploitation film...

You ask, why would I want to dance with my father again?

 If I could steal one final glance One final step One final dance with him I'd play a song that would never ever end How I'd love, love,...

8 Natural ways to lower blood sugar levels

The diabetes epidemic sweeping the U.S. is hitting the African American community particularly hard. Approximately 2.7 million or 11.4% of all African Americans aged...

Tips on handling snakes, raccoons and other critters in your backyard

I heard a local story of a man who, in his excitement to kill a rattlesnake, used the only thing he had available ─...

Are you prepared for hurricane season?

If you're over age 50 then you've probably experienced your fair share of hurricanes, the massive storm systems that form over warm ocean waters...

Warning signs that your aging loved ones need help

Anthony Johnston, 58, has become his parent's caregiver.  With both his parents in their 80's and experiencing cumulative age-related health changes, their independence is...

Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better?

To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don’t prefer it. Most of us have probably hit the snooze function on...

Is it time to take your senior loved one’s car keys away?

Many adult children must face a changing reality and confront their own anxiety and grief as their parents lose strength and independence. When this...

The petite 2019 Volvo XC40 has some growing up to do

Don’t get it twisted, Volvo’s premium compact SUV, the 2019 XC40 is not a shrunken version of its larger siblings the XC60 and XC90. Keeping...

5 Simple ways to make healthy choices at summer BBQs

While fun, all those barbecues and cookouts of summer can present a challenge when you’re trying to lose weight and stay healthy. However, there’s...

Learn all about drowning and water safety

I remember when I was 6-years-old one bright summer day. I was on a New York City day camp outing at the Highbridge Play...

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