Three decades after she gave up the crown amid a nude photo scandal, Vanessa Williams is returning to the Miss America pageant.
When you think of fall comfort foods, you think of those hearty meals from home: rich stews, soups and chili, pot pies and one-pot dishes. This year, put a new twist on those tastes of home.
Atlanta has reality show fatigue. Shows like The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta and Married to Medicine, just to name a few, haven’t exactly painted the city in the best light for many.
(Family Features) As the seasons shift from summer to fall, you can begin looking forward to warm flavors and fresh inspiration with new takes on favorite comfort foods inspired by the 2015 Baking and Decorating Trends from the Wilton Test ...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your zip code is a greater predictor of your health than your genetic code. It not only impacts access to healthy foods, but also your ability to stay active.
Today, close to one in four Black children – as young as 2 years old – is obese. And the $161 million spent on advertising unhealthy foods to Black and Latino youth at most recent count is not helping.
When James McGrath Morris set out to write his latest book, he didn’t know how timely it would be. When Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, The First Lady of the Black Press hit shelves, Essence magazine had just released ...
Academics aside, gearing up for college is a big job. Whether you’re headed to the dorms or sharing an apartment or house with friends, making your surroundings comfortable and functional will let you focus on your studies.
Angela Bassett is taking on the mantle of "Six,’’ the codename for the leader of the elite counter-terrorism group depicted in the video game series ``Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six.’’
Data theft has become an issue that affects the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. At least six bills active in Congress this year aim to help mitigate problems with data security standards and practices.
As much as 30 to 40 percent of all food in North America is wasted, according to the United Nations Environment Programme. That’s about 20 pounds per person every month! In terms of money, that’s an alarming $165 billion in ...
Taking steps to improve your mental and physical well-being may fall flat if you’re not spending enough time recharging your body.
Grilling season is already in full swing, but there are plenty of options to take your grilling menus to another flavorful level.
If trailers for the Magic Mike XXL (opens July 1) sequel seems more enticing than the 2012 original, there’s good reason for that. And one of the biggest reasons, Jada Pinkett Smith, showed up in Atlanta to explain exactly why.
Taraji P. Henson is on a mission: To take her brand global following the success of Fox’s hit show ``Empire’’ - and her breakout character Cookie Lyon.