Via RK Byers at Newsone.com Those two instances in New Jersey stores of idiots suggesting that “all Black people leave” are hilarious. They represent reverse psychology at it’s worse. Personally, I suffer varying levels of commitment to Garveyism. Sometimes I think, “That’s it! We all should leave and go (back) to Africa.” Other times, like […]

Black Leaders Meet to Set Their Own Black Agenda Date: Monday, April 19, 2010 By: Denise Stewart Leaders of the some of the nation’s top civil rights organizations, educational institutions and businesses came together Saturday at Harlem’s Corinthian Baptist Church to talk about how far black folks have come and emerged with 12-month plan to […]

VIA:  Health.Com & The American Heart Association 1.  Get Active Finding time in our overscheduled lives for exercise is a challenge for all busy Americans. Especially for those who are parents or are working full-time or both. But the benefits far outweigh the sacrifices it takes to carve out that time. And anyone who has […]

VIA:  Health.Com “This would not change our current guidelines, which provide an upper limit and not a lower limit, no more than two drinks a day for men and no more than one drink a day for women,” said Dr. Kenneth J. Mukamal, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and an internist […]

VIA: Health.Com By:  Steven Reinberg/HealthDay Reporter “Men with history of periodontal disease had a 14 percent higher risk of cancer than those who did not have periodontal disease, and the increase persisted among never smokers,” said lead researcher Dominique Michaud, a cancer epidemiologist at Imperial College London, in the U.K. People with gum infections have […]

VIA:  Health.Com By:  Ed Edelson/HealthDay Reporter Use of testosterone for heart failure has been controversial in some cases.  About one of every four men with chronic heart failure has evidence of testosterone deficiency, as production of the hormone declines with age. Few studies of testosterone therapy in heart failure have been done in the United […]

VIA:  Health.Com Regular eye exams are important According to Sean F. Murphy, MD, Opthomologist at the Eye Care Institute in Louisville, KY, prevention is the key when it comes to vision related complications of diabetes. “Diabetic damage is kind of like going down the stairs. Wherever you are, our first goal is to kind of […]

VIA:  Health.Com Excess weight is the number one risk factor for type 2 diabetes.  A person who is over weight or obese is 90 times likely to develop type 2 diabetes according to health.Com.  Because belly fat sits in your mid section and surrounds organs that are vital in regulating blood sugar belly fat can […]

VIA:  Health.Com What is episiotomy? An episiotomy is a cut that the doctor or midwife makes in the perineum (say “pair-uh-NEE-um”)—the skin and muscle between the vagina Click here to see an illustration. and anus. This cut is made just before the baby’s head is delivered. It makes the opening of the vagina larger. It […]

NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton is a “lightning rod” for President Barack Obama on inner city streets, Obama’s former Harvard mentor and friend said Saturday at a forum in Harlem.