Saturday, January 23, 2021
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Free yourself, buzz off your hair!

Since quarantining during the COVID-19 pandemic, folks everywhere have been fearful of seeking the services of a hairstylist. While living under lockdown, many women...
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Brrr…It’s cold outside! Stylish coats that will keep you warm

The temps are dropping fast; you need a coat. We seasoned folks are tempted most of the time to throw style out the window...
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Slap ya momma turkey recipes

So many of us look forward to Thanksgiving. Those designated cooks and bakers work their fingers to the bone, and the result of their...
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We love poetry by Angela Kinamore…In This Hour

In this Hour   It is said that the life we live today Is one we created for ourselves yesterday And how we live this moment In the present...

Meet the new kid on the block, the 2020 Hyundai Venue

Hyundai has added a new “urban compact” to its SUV mix—the 2020 Venue. Even though the vehicle is the teeniest offering by the manufacturer,...

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...
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African Americans should NOT vote for Donald Trump and here’s why…

Political arsonist, snake-oil-peddler, KKK-and-David Duke-endorsing president of the United States, Donald Trump, is a card-carrying bully who is also ignorant, dim-witted, inept, narcissistic, childish,...

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