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MEET THE FOUNDER OF A THRIVING BLACK-OWNED, VEGAN-FRIENDLY BEAUTY BRAND

MEET THE FOUNDER OF A THRIVING BLACK-OWNED, VEGAN-FRIENDLY BEAUTY BRAND

Meet Nynoka Grant, founder and CEO of Akoyn Beauty, an Atlanta-based Black-owned company that manufactures vegan-friendly personal care specialty products that are especially for women. Their premium soaps, skin creams, and body butter are handmade from the finest all-natural ingredients. Now, more than ever, taking care of yourself and remaining stress-free is a priority. Nynoka comments,...

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Former Army Vet Opens Fitness Center in Dallas

Former Army Vet Opens Fitness Center in Dallas

Meet 32-year old Destiny Nicole Monroe, the owner of Raw Fitness, a Black-owned gym and fitness center located in the Dallas, Texas area. As a certified strength and conditioning specialist, this former Army Veteran and software engineer already has more than half a million followers on Instagram (@DNicoleMonroe) and now offers online tailored workout programs. Destiny...

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Black Nurse Practitioner Launches Training Program

Black Nurse Practitioner Launches Training Program

Dr. Patrice Little, a Family Nurse Practitioner in Georgia, has launched NP Student Magazine and a platform called NP Student University to help current nursing students and new graduates to better navigate their education and fill critical educational gaps. COVID-19 has disrupted nursing education in so many ways. With the nursing community focused on containing the spread of the...

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Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson Bridges the African-American Disparity Gap in Advance Care Planning

Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson Bridges the African-American Disparity Gap in Advance Care Planning

Research indicates that African Americans have less access to palliative care, and many do not choose hospice in end-of-life situations. Actually, Black Americans are the most likely ethnic group in the US to select life support over palliative care and hospice.  This is one reason why Advance Care Planning (ACP) expert, Dr. Gloria Thomas Anderson, is urging...

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ManCave Atlanta Celebrates The Holidays With Brunch For Atlanta’s Finest

ManCave Atlanta Celebrates The Holidays With Brunch For Atlanta’s Finest

ManCave Atlanta hosts exclusive holiday brunch celebrating the holidays and its recent opening with some of Atlanta’s notable entrepreneurs and professionals ManCave Atlanta, a new upscale men’s spa and event facility, located in the Lindbergh neighborhood of Atlanta’s luxurious Buckhead District hosted a holiday brunch on Sunday, Dec. 20, for Atlanta’s professionals and entrepreneurs to...

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Why Men Are Less Likely To Wear Face Masks

Why Men Are Less Likely To Wear Face Masks

Your Face Mask Is Actually a Sign of Strength A psychotherapist explains what men really project when they wear them. BY AVI KLEIN Men are not carrying their weight when it comes to preventing the spread and transmission of COVID-19. According to a recent paper, men are less likely than women to wear masks to protect themselves...

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11 Ways to Improve Your Memory

11 Ways to Improve Your Memory

Long-term, immediate, and habitual methods for keeping your memories fresh and clear. Mental Floss by Kathy Benjamin Whether you want to be a Jeopardy! champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your mind from a sieve into a steel trap....