For the first time in years, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control reports that HIV diagnoses among black women decreased by 24 percent, and 20 percent among all women, between 2010 and 2014.
You may have heard that warm lemon water will get those pipes working in the morning and optimize your health. But, have you heard of warm lemon water combined with honey, cinnamon, and turmeric? All-natural lemon and turmeric are powerful ingredients that boast a wealth of beneficial properties.
It’s that time again, time to gather with those we love and repeat the valued traditions that affirm who we are, who we belong to and what is genuinely important.
African Americans have always honored the traditions of family, food, song and spirituality. So Thanksgiving and Christmas are ripe with memories that bridge our past to the present. Traditions bind families and friends, creating a connectedness that transitions even life itself. Experts say that it is also during these activities that family beliefs and values are transferred as children witness the importance of friendship, unity and sharing.
Linda J. Concroft