The first ever total lunar eclipse in two years will happen during the shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice. The official beginning of winter. The Yin and Yang symbol was created to represent the balance of the seasons.  Here are background facts about this transitional time and some Yoga poses to help you […]

Today I am little concerned at what I am hearing pediatricians tell parents to do for their kids that suffer with eczema.  On the blogs, parents are being told to bathe their kids in a bleach bath two to three times a day.  I am disgusted at that and not to mention, it is highly […]

Keith Fitzhugh just gave up his shot at the NFL to work on the railroad. 24-year-old Fitzhugh, who dreamed of an NFL career as a boy, had a chance to sign with the New York Jets as a free-agent safety. Instead he opted for the stability of his job as a train conductor on the […]

The children are suffering.  Why are the kids being diagnosed with various conditions and allergies at a rapid rate these days?  A new study revealed  in Business Week stated African-American males are showing the highest rate of food allergies. Over 7 million people have been diagnosed with food allergies.  Research was analyzed from eight thousand […]

All across the airwaves,  media outlets reported long standing children’s’ show, “Sesame Street” was pulling the skit of singer Katy Perry and Elmo’s remix of “Hot and Cold” off their season premiere episode due to excessive comments from parents complaining about too much cleavage from the “I Kissed A Girl” star. What appeared to be […]

Here’s part II of our interview with Kelly Price.  She’s definitely busy with the community and gearing up for her new album coming out this October.  check out what Kelly had to say. ELEV8:  Are you involved with any other community service projects? KELLY PRICE:  Yes, I’m involved with this exciting organization called, “Broadway in […]

(from AOL BlackVoices) School breakfast, lunch, summer programs and subsidized meals for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) are vital to the health and well-being of the nation’s children and adolescents, despite claims of links to obesity, according to an updated report. Approximately one in six infants, children and adolescents live in homes that experience limited […]

Did you know that 1 in 32 black women will be infected with HIV in their lifetimes, if current trends continue?   Did you know…?…