I know I've said this before, and everyone jumped down my throat... but I don't believe in the concept of "cheating.""Cheat days," "cheat meals," and the like? I don't believe in 'em. It's ok to throw tomatoes at me. I'll just make tomato bisque out of 'em, anyway. I think it's appropriate to [...]
Well, speaking of people being bought and sold... Credit: Gawker ...apparently, this is an actual thing: NEW YORK (AP) -- The city defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks Wednesday as an imperfect but meaningful rein on obesity, while critics said it would hurt small and minority-owned businesses while doing little to [...]
Over 100 injured, 3 dead, and thousands affected by a series of explosions that took place in Boston at the historic marathon.
In a span of 16 minutes, I had 8 different men inappropriately speak on my body. I had a pair of men follow me up a street demanding that I talk to them...
On gentrification: can money overshadow race?
A few words on the murder of Trayvon Martin, and what this means for us as a country.
You know, I spent an entire week writing about shopping at grocery stores and how to get the most bang for your buck.. but it'd be wrong of me to fail to acknowledge that access to those kinds of stores is a privilege. I mean, thinking of all the options and opportunities that [...]
Your very presence is telling young girls that it's okaaaaaaaaay to be overweight...
Why are Black women fat? "Because their men want them to be..."
On marketing, McDonalds, and teaching my daughter about what really makes her big and strong.
Dear [insert Politician], Hi! Howaya? Hope [insert significant other's name here] and the family are doing well. Good lookin' out on that whole health care reform thing. Most of us (and most of your peers) might not have much of an idea of what it actually does, how you'll pay for it nor are they [...]