May 23, 2017

Health and Fitness

Video: President Obama Speaks on the Affordable Care Act

President Obama travels to Prince Georges Community College in suburban Washington, DC, to talk about how the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will give previously uninsured Americans access to health care. … [Read more...]

POU Health Thread: The OBOT Work-Out

The Zimmerman trial, SCOTUS ruling Section 5 as unconstitutional, A common thief being treated as a folk hero amongst emoprogs, states rushing to disenfranchise minority voters, Paula Deen being defended by black people as if running a modern day … [Read more...]

POU Health Thread: Come On Let’s Sweat!

What does it take you really get you in the exercising, fully motivated to burn the calories mood? That's right, we need to know what songs to put on the POU workout list! Everyone has a song that if you hear it, it will definitely give you the … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Black Explorers

This week's open threads will focus on Black Explorers. In 2006 Sophia Danenberg became the first African American and first black woman from anywhere in the world to climb the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest in the Himalayas. … [Read more...]

POU Health Thread: The Health of Hip Hop

Health A top concern for Hip-Hop following recent deaths LOS ANGELES — Hip-hop may need a checkup. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: A Fish Pedicure??

Okay, which POUer would try this? From ABC News Fish pedicures may be a growing trend overseas, but not in the United States.  You sit in a salon, with your feet in water, while small fish nibble away dead, callused skin.  Now, an Arizona woman who … [Read more...]

POU Weekly Health Thread: Are We Taking Care Of Ourselves?

dannie22 posted this comment in the Tuesday Afternoon Thread: ATTN BLACK PEOPLE!! Imma need for everyone to get their health in check because what happened tonight should not have happened. One of my young black female co-workers told me she had … [Read more...]