Since her earliest paintings, Harlem-born Ringgold has always found it important to weave African-American folklore and tradition with her own political voice.
An update of guidelines for a healthy America is now under way, with the establishment of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee by the U.S. departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. The 15-member committee’s recommendations, following public meetings and scientific review, will serve as a basis for the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Intent on tapping into the multibillion-dollar global wine business, the eldest daughter and granddaughter of former South African president and Nobel Prize winner Nelson Mandela earlier this year launched a U.S. line of indigenous South African wines under the patriarchal family name — House of Mandela — at an exclusive wine-tasting event in New York.
The days are warmer and longer and you’re in the mood for an activity that would be fun and relaxing, one that would take you out of the office while still benefiting your career as a professional or businessowner. If your preference is an Afro-centric peer environment, a National Professionals Network educational seminar aboard a luxury cruise ship is an option.
Discolored toenails are not pretty. If you have discolored nails, you probably avoid sandals or bury your feet in the sand at the beach. Fortunately, there are ways you can get those feet sandal ready in no time.
There’s something to be said for knowing what you want out of life early on. You become an early veteran in your chosen craft and when you reach the culminating point, the rewards are that much sweeter. This is true of bakery owner Beth Setrakian.
Gazing through the window of the South African Airways carrier as it flew over Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s adventure capital, I saw what I thought was the smoke from a huge forest fire. The “smoke” was blue-white, with silvery hues. It rose high up into the air and seemed to roll along a winding path on the ground.
“EMerge: Danny Simmons and Artists on the Cusp,” which runs through Sept. 7, features the work of abstract-expressionist painter Danny Simmons and creations by nine contemporary artists from New York and London.
You’ve seen the ads: Valerie Bertinelli lost 40 pounds using the Jenny Craig diet program. Marie Osmond lost 50 pounds on Nutrisystem. Both plans rely on portion control through prepared foods delivered to your door, but do they work?
Yes, all Caribbean islands offer warm weather and a chilled-out atmosphere, clean seas and lots of air- and ocean-borne animal life, but there are unique touches to the Barbados experience that set it apart from its island neighbors.