(BPT)—Fall and winter don’t just bring cooler temperatures and the holidays —the final seasons of the year also mean open enrollment for Medicare. For most seniors in the United States, the period between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7 is the only time they can switch or make changes to their Medicare insurance plan. “As people […]
The influx of conspiracy theories about how exactly a Black teenager came to be found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel storage freezer has all but taken over social media feeds and timelines across the internet.
Sixty-three percent of working Americans say that earning a higher wage is more important to them than having better health benefits. The annual American Payroll Association survey asked, “What’s more important to you, better health benefits or higher wages?” Sixty-three percent of respondents indicated higher wages are more important than health benefits. According to […]
While the natural hair movement has driven sales of styling products in the Black haircare market in recent years, today, consumers are getting back to the basics. New research from Mintel revealed that shampoo sales among Black consumers are expected to grow 7.3 percent to reach an estimated $473 million this year, the largest percent […]
By Steve Julal More than half of Millennials and Gen Xers have already or are planning to, withdraw money from their retirement plans to cover unexpected expenses such as medical bills, educational expenses, or buying a house, according to a recent PwC Employee Financial Wellness Survey (April 2017). Most notably, the survey also found that […]
When asked by a fan on Twitter when Ava DuVernay would be wearing the director’s hat again for the hit series “Queen Sugar” the screenwriter revealed that she will not be directing episodes of the OWN series “for a while” in an attempt to make space for other women who wish to step into the […]
When asked by a fan on Twitter when Ava DuVernay would be wearing the director’s hat again for the hit…
The NAACP contends that the Trump administration unlawfully defaulted on America’s commitment to protect young, undocumented immigrants of color living in the United States.
Georgia’s uninsured rate fell to 12.9 percent in 2016 from 13.9 percent the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But the number and percentage of Georgians without health coverage remains among the highest in the nation. Its uninsured rate trails only Texas, Alaska and Oklahoma. Nationally, the number of Americans without health insurance […]
Photo credit: B. ALYSSA TROFORT Founder and CEO of PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT Aeshia DeVore Branch introduced her inaugural PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT fest on Saturday, September 16 at the historic Georgia Freight Depot. Over 500 women experienced a fun-filled day of contests, live performances and heart pumping workouts lead by popular fitness instructors Alana Sanders, Chelcie Scott, Deniece Griffin, Lauren Powers, Dr. Crystal Jones […]