Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

HBCU RESEARCH Magazine Highlights Innovation and Cutting-Edge Scientific Discoveries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Howard University graduates pioneered the modern blood bank. Morgan State and Tuskegee University scientists invented the best-selling Super Soaker toy. And Xavier University researchers in New Orleans have come up with a new plant-based “super cocktail” to attack breast cancer cells.  These are a few of the stories included in HBCU RESEARCH magazine, the first-ever…

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How to Optimize Your Home Office

The old 9-to-5 isn’t what it used to be. As more companies embrace telecommuting, a growing number of employees are finding that even in the professional realm, there’s no place like home. Here’s how to set up a home office for success. • Commission floor plans. It’s a good idea to have plans drawn up…

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Black Girls Rock: BET Celebrates Black Women at Annual Event

By Lauren Poteat (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During a star-studded showcase of social activism, creativity and courage, BET celebrated the achievements of Black women and girls at the “Black Girls Rock! 2017” awards show. Taraji P. Henson, the award-winning actress and star of the hit television show “Empire,” hosted the event that was held at the…

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Allstate and Tom Joyner Celebrate Family, Fun and Fellowship Labor Day Weekend at The Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion

Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show®, and Allstate Insurance Company are celebrating the importance of family fun for every generation at the 2017 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion®. The prominent event, now in its 15th year, will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL this Labor…

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Tips to Flip Furniture on a Back-to-College Budget

College is an exciting time. Whether your child is starting as a freshman or returning for senior year, new friends, new roommates and new places to call “home” await. Ease the transition and save money in the process by helping decorate their personal spaces using these DIY tricks. Instead of buying new, you can turn…

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5 Tips to keep Dark Skin Fashionably Flawless

Even toned, healthy-looking beautiful skin is always on trend but seasonal changes can affect how fabulous it looks.  Skin of color is especially sensitive to cooler temperatures becoming water-deficient and in cases of dry skin types, oil deficient.  It’s important to be attentive and listen to your skin. Increased breakouts, dark spots, dryness, and sensitivity…

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5 Things to Consider When Buying a Mattress

  When it comes to buying a mattress, individual needs and preferences vary across the board. Just like there is no “one size fits all” for jeans, there is not one mattress for everyone. What might be comfortable and supportive for one person may not be the best fit for someone else. Having a wide…

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NAACP, Airbnb Partner to Promote Travel, Offer New Economic Opportunities to Communities of Color

The NAACP, the country’s original and largest social justice organization and Airbnb, the world’s leading hospitality company, today launched a landmark partnership that will help spread the economic benefits of home sharing to more communities. Under the new partnership, Airbnb and the NAACP will conduct targeted outreach to communities of color to help more people…

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