Blog

Black Soul Science > Blog (Page 75)

Can’t Sleep? A Study Aims To Help Black Women Sleep Better

[ad_1] Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study received a three-year $2.2 million grant to study insomnia in Black women, according to a statement from the university. “The SHUTi-BW (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet) program, if successful, could improve insomnia symptoms among many Black women across the country, which in turn could lower their risk of the many health problems related to poor sleep,” said Lynn Rosenberg, associated director of Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, who also oversees the Black Women’s Health Study.   Source: Peopleimages / Getty The grant comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study SHUTi, a self-administered internet program that...

Continue reading

Arrest Made After In Murder Of Former NBA Star Lorenzen Wright

[ad_1] (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities charged a man Tuesday in connection with the slaying of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, more than seven years after Wright’s bullet-riddled body was found decomposing in a Tennessee suburb. Billy Turner, 46, was indicted on a charge of first-degree murder, and was being held on $1 million bond, said Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich. Court records did not list a lawyer for him or a date for a court hearing. Weirich and Police Director Michael Rallings declined to discuss any details of the arrest or investigation. Wright’s body was found...

Continue reading

Insomnia Research Of Black Women Conducted By Boston University

[ad_1] Boston University’s Black Women’s Health Study received a three-year $2.2 million grant to study insomnia in Black women, according to a statement from the university. “The SHUTi-BW (Sleep Healthy Using the Internet) program, if successful, could improve insomnia symptoms among many Black women across the country, which in turn could lower their risk of the many health problems related to poor sleep,” said Lynn Rosenberg, associated director of Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center, who also oversees the Black Women’s Health Study.   Source: Peopleimages / Getty The grant comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to study SHUTi, a self-administered internet program that...

Continue reading

2 Chainz Is Back At It Again With This Year’s Dabbin’ Santa Sweaters

[ad_1] Source: Getty / Getty Back in 2015, 2 Chainz lit up the holiday season with his Dabbin’ Santa Christmas sweaters, generating millions of dollars in sales–then donating some of those profits back into charity to get everyone into the spirit of the season. He kept up with his promise to help the less-fortunate, too. Chainz personally went to visit the home of a disabled veteran, and helped the entire family from eviction by paying their rent. This year, the legacy continues with Dabbin’ Santa, and we’ve got even more styles to get fresh in for all the upcoming ugly Christmas sweater...

Continue reading

FAMU Band Updates Uniforms | Black America Web

[ad_1] Since its inception more than 71 years ago, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” has set the bar as global innovators of marching band performance, pageantry, and musicianship. On Saturday, before a crowd of more than 47,800 spectators at the Florida Blue Florida Classic, the band once again set the bar by unveiling new uniforms that pay homage to its legacy while signifying the beginning of a new era. FAMU alumni Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, donated $250,000 in 2016 during the Florida Classic to help the band purchase new uniforms and a branded trailer to transport the band’s instruments and equipment. Bernard...

Continue reading

Kenya Moore Addresses Pregnancy Rumors

[ad_1] Source: Bravo / Getty Kenya Moore visited The Wendy Williams Show this morning and threw some shade at her Real Housewives Of Atlanta co-star Kim Zolciak. Kenya accused Kim of being jealous of her because she still has her original face. Yikes. In case you missed it, Kim verbally attacked Kenya on last week’s episode of RHOA then got offended when Kenya accused her of pimping out her daughter for John Legend tickets. On another note, Kenya addressed rumors about her IVF treatments and said she is indeed trying to get pregnant. Kenya didn’t confirm nor deny that she is pregnant, but...

Continue reading

Was Tyrese’s Marriage To Norma Fake?

[ad_1] Tyrese just snitched on himself during an interview on The Rickey Smile Morning Show. The actor-turned-Instagram-philosopher admitted he married his ex-wife Norma Gibson for her citizenship so he wouldn’t have to travel to London to visit his daughter Shayla Rocks. “I’m married you to keep you in the country. I never married you to because I was happily married. You’re from London,” he said. “We got married with like seven people there.” Watch the rant below:   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link ...

Continue reading

Was Tyrese’s Marriage To Norma Fake?

[ad_1] Tyrese just snitched on himself during an interview on The Rickey Smile Morning Show. The actor-turned-Instagram-philosopher admitted he married his ex-wife Norma Gibson for her citizenship so he wouldn’t have to travel to London to visit his daughter Shayla Rocks. “I’m married you to keep you in the country. I never married you to because I was happily married. You’re from London,” he said. “We got married with like seven people there.” Watch the rant below:   Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source link ...

Continue reading

Obama Expected To Address Mayors’ Summit On Climate Change

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is expected to address mayors from around the world at a Chicago summit to discuss climate change. Officials are billing the three-day North American Climate Summit that began Monday as the first of its kind for the city. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told the gathering Tuesday that mayors are stepping up because there’s no consensus from national governments. President Donald Trump said in June that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord. Without mentioning Trump by name, Emanuel, a former White House chief of staff to Obama, said Trump is in denial on...

Continue reading