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Jada Pinkett Smith Covers Health Magazine October 2014 Issue

Jada Pinkett Smith Covers Health Magazine October 2014 Issue

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Jada Pinkett Smith is revealing how she successfully juggles being a wife, mom, actress and staying healthy in the latest issue of Health. The beautiful 43-year-old Gotham actress dishes on how she stays in shape and much more in the issue. Check out some snippets from the interview below:

On Her Fitness Regimen:

It’s funny—my cardio workout varies. If I have a heavy carb week, I’ve got a heavy…

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The Real Reasons Men Become Gynecologists (OB-GYN)

The Real Reasons Men Become Gynecologists (OB-GYN)

Screen Shot 2014-09-18 at 12.41.50 PMObstetrics and gynecology physicians, better known as OB-GYN, are probably the only individuals who should know women as well as they know themselves, or even better. An OB-GYN deal with some of—if not—the most intimate issues a woman will face in her lifetime. For us women, a trip to the OB-GYN can be pretty nerve-racking. While some women prefer a woman physician other women opt for a male…

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Erykah Badu Shares Her Secret to Unforgettable Personal Style in ELLE

Erykah Badu Shares Her Secret to Unforgettable Personal Style in ELLE

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Photo Credit: ELLE/Horst Diekgerdes

Photo Credit: ELLE/Horst Diekgerdes

The gorgeous Erykah Badu is dishing on her unique personal style for ELLE Magazine’s October2014 Personal Style issue.  The feature entitled The Secret to Unforgettable Personal Style” examines the personal style of Ms. Badu and several other personal style messengers.  Ms. Badu was shot by Photographer Horst Diekgerdes.

On her style:

“I was raised a child of…

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Texas Woman Executed for Starvation, Torture and Death of Girlfriend’s 9-Year-Old Son

Texas Woman Executed for Starvation, Torture and Death of Girlfriend’s 9-Year-Old Son

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AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice

AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice

On Wednesday, Lisa Coleman was executed after being convicted of torturing and starving a nine-year-old boy.

In 2004 Coleman was found guilty of killing Davontae Williams, whose body was found in the North Texas apartment she shared with his mother, Marcella Williams. When paramedics found the little boy they were surprised to learn his age. Davontae…

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5 Up and Coming Black Designers Beyoncé Loves

5 Up and Coming Black Designers Beyoncé Loves

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Beyoncé’s “flawless, I woke up like this” fashion sense has undoubtedly come a long way since her Destiny’s Child days. In the fierce photos she shares on social media, she always looks fresh off the runway. Thankfully she hasn’t been shy about giving some major shine to several up-and-coming designers who are prepared to take the fashion industry by storm.

Here are 5 up-and-coming Black…

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Nothing New Under the Sun: Hair Extensions Discovered on Ancient Egyptian Women

Nothing New Under the Sun: Hair Extensions Discovered on Ancient Egyptian Women

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The remains of a 3,300-year-old woman who wore a complex hairstyle with 70 hair extensions was discovered in the ancient city of Armana. Credit: Photo by Jolanda Bos and Lonneke Beukenholdt

The remains of a 3,300-year-old woman who wore a complex hairstyle with 70 hair extensions was discovered in the ancient city of Armana.
Credit: Photo by Jolanda Bos and Lonneke Beukenholdt

Not only do we get it from our mamas, but apparently we also get it from our ancestors. A recent archeological project has revealed that Egyptian wore hair extensions over 3,300 years ago.

Archaeologists…

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10 Rational Fears Black People Should Have Regarding “Dear White People”

10 Rational Fears Black People Should Have Regarding “Dear White People”

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Hailed as the must-see satire of the year, Dear White People, writer-director Justin Simien’s feature length directorial debut has experienced a cacophonous reception since it took home the Sundance Film Festival’s prestigious U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent. Even more buzz worthy are the indie film’s laugh-out-loud hilarious PSA shorts—themed after the Emmy…

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Arizona Cardinals Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated from Team Activities Due to Abuse Allegations

Arizona Cardinals Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated from Team Activities Due to Abuse Allegations

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Another NFL player has been arrested and disciplined by the League for alleged abuse. Arizona Cardinals Running Back Jonathan Dwyer was deactivated from all team activities after his arrest Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault for two events that reportedly occurred in July.

According to the Phoenix Police Department, the assault charges are based on two incidents involving a 27-year-old…

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Lolo Jones Embarrassed About Dancing With the Stars Elimination

Lolo Jones Embarrassed About Dancing With the Stars Elimination

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It appears that the chickens have come home to roost for the pretty, but mean girl, Lolo Jones. The track and field and bobsledding athlete has been a recent contestant on Dancing With the Stars. Make that, was a contestant.

Jones was the first eliminated on Tuesday after a pitiful cha-cha performance on Monday where she missed several cues. Jones lost to the ever colorful, elder stateswoman of…

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6 Art Exercises To Help Boost Self-Esteem (From A Professional Art Therapist)

6 Art Exercises To Help Boost Self-Esteem (From A Professional Art Therapist)

Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 5.00.29 PMEvery day, we’re bombarded with so many ideas about who we should be and how to look and act that we often lose sight of who we truly are. We all struggle with self-acceptance every once in a while, and need to remind ourselves to love who we’ve become. New York-based Creative Arts Therapist Mallory Denison says art can be therapeutic in helping people to become more compassionate with…

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