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.
Tennessee Williams’ classic play A Streetcar Named Desire, set in New Orleans’s French Quarter, is enjoying a stunning revival at the Broadhurst Theatre on West 44th Street in New York City. Exploding with human emotion, the play examines mental illness: a woman on the edge in the household of a domineering and brutal husband and a submissive wife.
Jack cardiologists have declared war on heart disease among African- Americans, the leading cause of death in the community. “It’s not justifiable to have a system where the average Black man has a lifespan of sixty-five to sixty-eight years while Caucasian women reach eighty to eighty-five,” declares Ola Akinboboye, M.D.
Why is it so difficult for Black men in this American culture to be true to themselves? As a Black man in America, do you really feel free; are you ready for freedom? Are you comfortable with the impact of your actions on your community and in the world?
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