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Our Movement \â??müv-ment\ An ongoing, informal group action that is inspired by a passionately shared idea and directed toward positive change. We are trying to shake the stereotypes (YES - black girls run, hike, do yoga, dance salsa, kick box and hell we even SWIM - Holla!)... Full Bio
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Technology is Here for You by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Source Published: Friday, 12 March 2010 Walk down the street and chances ... Read on »
Sex on the 1st Date...Or How Not To Pick a Husband by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Ok, I hesitated to write about this here. I thought it might be a little too risque for the blog. But we bill ourselves as giving real ... Read on »
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness day. I saw this posted and forwarded several places online and I was happy ... Read on »
Foods You'll Love to Eat by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (My Favorite food is a Banana Split. If I had a last super this is what I'd have. However, I am hoping to live long and vibrantly into old age so I've had to learn to lo ... Read on »
GoodBye Desiree by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By, Vanessa OurHealth Staff Writer Desiree Rogers is no more. The flyest, freshest woman (second to Michelle Obama of course) that the White House has ever seen has ... Read on »
Essence Black Women in Hollywood by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some of OurHealth's favorite black women at the 3rd Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Read on »
Special Invitation! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good Morning Readers, Sisters, and Health Activists, February was such a blessing. So many beautiful and inspiring Black women...real role models. A spec ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet Cheryl! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We called it a campaign: "Black Women In Love...with Life!" It is no mistake that the last role model featured this month wrote her own blog called “ Falling in Love wi ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet Robin! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Robin Roberts! Her health runs deep. It's not the treadmill variety, but the kind that spills out of sassy smiles, makes eyes glimmer, and warms ... Read on »
Healthy Role Models: Meet Urban Bush Women! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Models: The Urban Bush Women They Inspire: Just a few weeks ago, The Urban Bush women electrified audiences in New York City with a new d ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Majora Carter! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Majora Carter She Inspires: While most of the Healthy Role Model series has focused on the personal journeys and triumphs of black women’s fitness a ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet Josie! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model - Josie of Yum Yucky! She Inspires: Josie is on a mission to help you find the balance between “fitness and your greedy side.” She asks - “Do you l ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet Jinnellys! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living She inspires: Jinnellys is just plain powerful. She commands the attention of an entire room as soon as she walks in. She’s magnetic, energetic, and – get this – kind! She’s ... Read on »
Healthy Roke Model: Roniece Weaver and Fabiola Demps Gaines by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Roniece Weaver and Fabiola Demps Gaines! They Inspire: Fabiola Demps Gaines and Roniece Weaver are registered dietitians and founding members of Heb ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Vanessa James! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Vanessa James! She Inspires: I hope everyone watched this fabulous, strong and graceful 22 year old take the ice this week – and bring the crowd to ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Beautful Brown Baby Doll- cont. by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let's let Beautiful Brown Baby Doll break it down for you. Here is part 1 & 2 of HOW she lost the weight as she says "the right way." These videos talk about the common sens ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Beautiful Brown Baby Doll! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Beautiful Brown Baby Doll! She Inspires: "I'm a real black girl and I have real problemsbut I was able to do it...I have learned patiencediligence and ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Lia Neal by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Lia Neal! She Inspires: A swimming phenom from BrooklynNYLia Neal qualified for the 2008 Olympic trials at the age of 13. In a sport where very few ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Sylvia Harris! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Sylvia Harris! She Inspires: Overcoming homelessness and clinical depressionSylvia Harris is one of only a hand full of African American jockeysof a ... Read on »
Healthy Role Model: Meet BJLGA! by OurHealth Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Healthy Role Model: Black Jewels Ladies Golf Association! They Inspire: Black Jewels Ladies Golf Association is a non – profit organization founded in 2004 by Rasheen ... Read on »