Stacy M. Brown

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Healthy Holiday Tips from an Ex-Navy Seal

Stew Smith, a former Navy Seal and fitness author certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, says no matter who you are, the holiday weight-gain cycle can easily continue throughout the winter months.

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Beware of the 'Holiday Blues'

High expectations, loneliness and stress can lead to the "Holiday Blues" during the season from Thanksgiving to New Year's.

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Steve Harvey Returns to the Apollo for 'Showtime'

Steve Harvey has a lot on his plate these days.

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Push Intensifies for Electoral College to Dump Trump

As President-elect Donald Trump continues actions that many say is dividing America on racial, religious and even ethnic fronts, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is on pace to win the popular vote by more than 2 million votes — emboldening those demanding the Electoral College choose either the former secretary of state or another Republican instead.

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Banks Reap Benefit of 'Black Dollars Matter'

Just like "Black Lives Matter," those behind the latest "Black Dollars Matters" action are hoping that it's not just a moment but also a movement.

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Colonel Abrams, Popular '80s R&B Singer, Dies

Colonel Abrams, a R&B singer, songwriter and producer who became a star in the 1980s with a string of house-flavored hits, died Friday after battling various ailments, numerous news outlets reported. He was 67.

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Ambassadors Sought in Fight Against Diabetes

A growing number of residents in the D.C. region are feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands suffer from the disease, and many others may have the illness and don't know it.

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Protests, Uneasiness Continue Ahead of Trump Presidency

The fallout for African-Americans, Muslims, Latinos and other minorities over the election of Donald Trump as president has continued with ongoing protests around the nation.

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Sharon Jones, Famed Soul Singer, Dies After Cancer Battle

Sharon Jones, the fiery soul singer who spent decades in obscurity before becoming a Grammy-nominated soul and funk vocalist with her longtime backing band the Dap-Kings, died Friday of pancreatic cancer. She was 60.

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U.S. Reels from Post-Election Chaos

Protests that have erupted all over the country and an online petition calling for the electorate to change its vote and elect Democrat Hillary Clinton have caused more angst for African-Americans and other minorities who are directly threatened by a Trump presidency.

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