Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Why We Must Focus on Black Girls and Child Sexual Abuse

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Every year during this time, there are campaigns across the country that highlight the dangers of acquaintance or “date” rape. There are silent marches and “Take back the night” events on college campuses around ...

Here Are Five Free Ways to Relieve Stress & Relax

There’s an abundance of retreats, books, spas and pricey gadgets you could invest in to relieve stress, but you can also unwind without spending a dime. From free relaxation apps to a good stretch at your desk, here are five ...

Black Nurse Overtakes Psychiatric Industry — Mental Health Care Options Just Got Better!

African-American professionals facing discrimination, looking to hire attorneys, been referred to mental health services, or expecting to be ‘made whole’ hoping equality will come through administration must pause.

Ann Brown: Strategies for What To Do When You Have an Incompetent Co-Worker on Your Team

When we are on teams at work, there will always be times where there will be an inexperienced worker in the group. But sometimes working on a project with a co-worker not up to your own level can be frustrating ...

NIH Study: Examines How Exercise May Lower High Blood Pressure in African Americans

Researchers who study cardiovascular health have long known that exercise is one way to keep high blood pressure at bay. But studies confirming this protective effect have mainly focused on white patients, leaving it unclear whether African Americans, the most ...

The Continuing Scourge of Poverty, Hunger and Hopelessness in Rich America

A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our past and present policies. On the one hand, we are called to play the Good Samaritan on life’s roadside, but that ...

Etiquette Excursion with Mona Johnson: Handling Business Lunches

You have been introduced to many of the following etiquette instructions but a few are new and are well worth knowing and following. Business lunches are one of those things where co-workers learn a lot about you without you saying ...

Wendy’s Window: “Taking Forgiveness to Another Level”

This past week we completed our 10th Annual Forgiving for Living Plus Awards where we honored six community leaders and presented seven young ladies with scholarships to help them on their journey to college. Throughout the day, several different individuals ...

Ten-to-Win with Kim Anthony: “10 Simple Steps to Spring Clean Your Life”

Spring is not only a great time to do some “spring cleaning” in your home and environment. Its wonderful time to spring clean your life! In this week’s “Ten-to-Win,” Kim synthesizes author Chrissa Hardy’s Spring Clean Your Life in 10 ...

Here Are Some Ways to Cut Cost and Make’ it A Prom to Remember

The countdown to prom is on and there’s a lot to do. From finding the perfect date, locating the right ride, getting the dream dress or tux, and coordinating hair, makeup and accessories...it can be a little overwhelming...and pricey.

Teach Your Children About Money This Financial Literacy Month

April is Financial Literacy Month, an ideal time to think about the lessons your children are learning about money. Setting a good financial example is just the start. Parents should also actively engage children on the topic.

A Study Has Found That Toddlers Who Use Touchscreens Sleep Less

Toddlers really need their sleep. It's crucial when our brains our first developing, so early problems can ripple across your lifetime. That makes a report by Birbeck University of London researchers somewhat disturbing -- they found that toddlers between six ...

CA Republicans Strike Working- Class Tone During Gas Tax Debate

Last week, the California legislature voted to approve a $52 billion transportation bill that will go towards road repair and maintenance. Funding will come from increases in gas and diesel sales and excise taxes, an annual car fee, based on ...

Here Are A Few Smart Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

More than 13 million U.S. consumers fall victim to identity theft each year, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, with more than $15 billion stolen. Fortunately for consumers, many of these crimes are preventable.

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Success is a mind game. If you don't believe this, take a look around. There are plenty of people who have extraordinary talent, passion and skills but aren't succeeding in business or winning the game of life.