March 30, 2017

Health and Fitness

Saturday Open Thread: Black Nurses Who Changed the Course of History

Mary Jane Seacole (23 November 1805 – 14 May 1881), née Grant, was a Jamaican-born woman of Scottish and Creole descent who set up a "British Hotel" behind the lines during the Crimean War, which she described as "a mess-table and comfortable … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Black Health and Fitness Pros

NICOLE CHAPLIN is a successful certified Master Trainer, motivational speaker, author, and owner of Bella X Fitness in NYC.  She is a fitness expert certified in boxing, TRX, kickboxing, group exercise, and kettle bells. While attending University of … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Black Health and Fitness Pros

Obi Obadike found his love for fitness by being involved in sports. He is a former top Division I collegiate sprinter at Cal State Fullerton. He is still considered one of the fastest men in the history of the school. During his collegiate career he … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Black Health and Fitness Pros

Jeanette Jenkins founder and President of The Hollywood Trainer is the author of The Hollywood Trainer Weight-Loss Plan: 21 Days to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit and creator of the highly successful Bikini Bootcamp, Cardio Kickboxing & … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Health and Fitness Pros

Heading into his fifth season on the hit NBC show "The Biggest Loser," Dolvett Quince is proving that his passion, regimen and dramatic transformational results are making him one of the most in-demand fitness specialists in the country. … [Read more...]

ACTION ALERT: “I’m Going Blind – I Need Your Help”

RiPPa, editor and publisher of The Intersection of Madness & Reality, is facing a medical crisis and is in need of our help. I'm Going Blind - I Need Your Help Breathing is one of the many things in life that we all take for granted. Good … [Read more...]

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama’s Interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy   TRANSCRIPT: … [Read more...]