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As an advocate of healthy living, Keith Hodges believes in creating healthier habits to achieve long-term health and wellness. He services individuals through education along with utilizing multiple aspects of fitness in order to reach the desired goal. This varied approach shocks the body, creating muscle confusion, and providing an avenue to break through plateaus. He believes it’s what helps…

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As a national speaker, advocate and emcee, Rev. Julian “J.Kwest” DeShazier has appeared on ABC, FOX, NPR and Dr. Maya Angelou’s “Oprah & Friends” radio program. J.Kwest is also an Emmy Award-winning musician, featured in the video “Strange Fruit,” a commemoration of the Billie Holiday song and a meditation on racial violence. The Chicago native…

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Bryan-Michael Cox is a record-breaking, super producer and songwriter who’s known for his extraordinary work with multiple platinum-selling artists, including Destiny’s Child, Usher, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige and Toni Braxton. Over the course of his career, Cox has been responsible for over 100 million record sales, accrued 35 No. 1 hits, and 12 Grammy Award nominations (including nine wins). He’s been…

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Do men and women even know what they’re getting themselves into when they decide to have a relationship with a person who doesn’t have the same mindset as them? Some women may believe that they’re simply giving a brother a chance, but in reality, they may be setting themselves up for failure. Commitment is one…

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With the season premiere of Iyanla Vanzant’s “Fix My Life,” the myth of the angry Black woman is once again in the spotlight. In multiple episodes, Vanzant examines how our pain and trauma affect our relationships with ourselves and with others. She facilitated an intense dialogue between the women in her “house of healing” and Black men who…

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I recently came across an article titled “Black Women are Raising Bitch Ass Niggaz.” The title itself initially made me not want to read it, and definitely not want to share it. After seeing it in my newsfeed a few times, I decided to at least give it a read. I really wanted to hear…

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Hip-hop is mourning the death of Malik Issac Taylor aka Phife, one fourth of the legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest. Phife’s health issues have been public knowledge for many years. He hd been battling diabetes over the course of his career and even mentions it in a verse in the song, “Oh My God”…

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It was 2008 and I was going through a separation and divorce. I missed my family, I wasn’t working, and I moved back in with my mother. Some nights I would go to bed and just agonize over decisions I’d made and I felt like a total failure when it came to my life. I would cry out…

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FYI Network’s newest show, “#BlackLove” follows the lives of five successful, modern Black women, including newly single Monet Bell from season one of “Married at First Sight,” as they deal with the issues hindering them from finding a fulfilling and loving relationship in New York City. The fabulous women will receive counseling and dating advice from relationship…

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