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It took the fourth- and fifth-graders of P.S. 104 The Bays Water School in Queens, New York, 15 minutes to calm down after rap legend Joseph Simmons, known as Rev. Run, and his wife, reality television star Justine Simmons, entered the school’s bright auditorium Oct. 12.

It took the fourth- and fifth-graders of P.S. 104 The Bays Water School in Queens, New York, 15 minutes to calm down after rap legend Joseph Simmons, known as Rev. Run, and his wife, reality television star Justine Simmons, entered the school’s bright auditorium Oct. 12.

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"Black is the new pink. This is a strong statement that could ring true when attributed to the alarming rising death rates among black women with breast cancer."

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When Brian Mays combined holistic dental hygiene and philanthropy, he produced Smile Natural Toothpaste — a company that uses toothpaste to give back to the community.

“More success” is what celebrity chef Tobias Dorzon said he found when he left the game of football to spend more time with his family.  For the 34-year-old father of two, there isn’t a single thing he misses about being a professional athlete.

“More success” is what celebrity chef Tobias Dorzon said he found when he left the game of football to spend more time with his family.

For the 34-year-old father of two, there isn’t a single thing he misses about being a professional athlete.

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When Tonya Boyd took her first emergency medical technician (EMT) class in the mid-’90s, she had no idea that two decades later she’d be the first African-American female deputy chief of the New York Fire Department. 

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A dedication rocked the small town of Tryon, North Carolina, on Wednesday. It was the celebration of the preservation of the birth home of revolutionary, musician and activist Nina Simone —

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We have learned a lot about HIV/AIDS since the disease started to get attention in the early 1980s. But with roughly 50,000 new cases of HIV infection each year in the United States, it is clear there is more work to be done.

 

A friend of mine recently sent an article with the title "What People Don't Tell You About Freezing Your Eggs." After three long blinks and mentally slamming my head into my keyboard at work, I asked myself, "Should I be thinking about this?"

Recently, a friend of mine had a family member pass away suddenly.   Planning funerals are almost always arduous experiences…

Recently, a friend of mine had a family member pass away suddenly.   Planning funerals are almost always arduous experiences…