Top Dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry’s Tips for Flawless, Radiant Skin

Summer is here. It’s time to to get our glow on and  flaunt our beautifully melanated complexions.  But hyperpigmentation—brown patches, marks, splotches, often caused by excessive sun exposure, hormone imbalances, inflammation and injuries to the skin—can interfere with our radiant plans.  So we asked Michelle Henry, M.D., our fave celebrity derm, for tips on how […] source: https://www.ebony.com/style/beauty/top-dermatologist-dr-michelle-henrys-tips-for-flawless-radiant-skin/

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Study finds drug-resistant malaria a looming threat

Resistance to malaria treatment drugs that began with a strain of malaria in Cambodia has quickly spread to other Southeast Asian nations, according to authors of a new study that may have implications for the African continent. The researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University of Oxford, and Thailand’s Mahidol University found that later generations of a multidrug-resistant malaria strain replaced local parasite populations in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand – and continued to acquire new genetic changes. Researchers found that this strain, called KEL1/PLA1, spread across Cambodia in six years’…

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3 Ways Forced School Integration Destroyed The Black Community In The US

As a child growing up in the 90s, I can remember waking up at 5am to catch a bus that would take me an hour from my neighborhood to attend a primary school on the other side of town. On the way to my bus stop, I would walk past a school that was a little less than two blocks from my home. I can remember asking my parents why I couldn’t go to the school next door (and sleep in for an extra hour) instead of trekking across the…

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Black Men and the Three Dynamics of ‘Right’ Relationship.

You are here: Home / Christian Talk / Black Men and the Three Dynamics of ‘Right’ Relationship. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) How does one know when one is in the “right” relationship? Sure, there are voluminous books and articles out there that point to the external signs of positive relationships. But what about the internal markers? Can we really be in wholesome, positive and productive relationships if they do not begin within us? I say no. While this is generally true for everybody, it is…

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Voices of Freedom Outside the South: An Oral History Resource

“Walk to Freedom,” Detroit, Michigan, 1963 (Tony Spina: Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University Some of my most exciting moments as an educator have been seeing how students engage with oral histories from the civil rights and Black Power movements. In my class, “The Civil Rights Movement: North and South,” the well-known Eyes on the Prize companion Voices of Freedom often fosters the richest questions and deepest connections from students. Its strong southern focus, however, leaves movements in the West, Midwest, Rustbelt, and Northeast relatively voiceless. Meanwhile, students, scholars, and…

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Africa By Instagram: Acacia Africa Updates Top Ten Travel List For 2019

All images supplied Acacia Africa has updated its top ten list of the most popular destinations to visit in Southern and East Africa, the results compiled from expert sources and Instagram hashtags. In the 12 months since the original data was made available, there have been some significant changes – Uganda taking the top slot from South Africa and Mozambique moving from tenth to third place.   Arno Delport, Sales & Marketing Manager at Acacia Africa comments, “With Instagram racking up 1 million users in June 2018, its growth outperforming Facebook and Snapchat, the photo-sharing…

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International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference 2019

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Ghanaian Navy, the inaugural International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference 2019 will feature the largest gathering of Africa’s maritime industry, as we host regional and international Chiefs of Naval Staff to celebrate this important milestone. Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region. These threats not only disrupt regional stability but also hinder economic development. It is essential that international and intergovernmental actors continue to build upon joint capabilities to alter this progression. The inaugural…

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Zimbabwe: South African, Indian and Chinese Doctors to Treat Vice President Chiwenga

Photo: Innocent Makawa/The Herald Vice President Constantino Chiwenga addresses congregants during a solidarity prayer meeting at his homestead (file photo). By Idah Mhetu ZIMBABWEAN medical doctors have teamed up with South African, Indian and Chinese doctors in what could be a desperate attempt to reverse Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s deteriorating health. This was revealed in a statement Monday by presidential spokesperson George Charamba who said the once powerful military commander has been flown to China for further treatment. “The Office of the President wishes to inform the nation that the…

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When the racist has secret admirers.

There is a Marist poll out today that shows that Mr. trump’s approval rating among white Americans is 48%,  and his disapproval rating among the same group is 48% as well. This is after his most recent racism tour. Personally, I am not surprised, I have always suspected that there are a lot of white folks in this country who approve of everything that Mr. trump is doing. They just choose to keep quiet about it because it’s not cool to support an openly racist individual in polite company. I…

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