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Black Community - How to Live Your Best Life


Lead stories and news for and about African Americans/Blacks

African Americans and Heart Health

African American Health Disparities Compared to Non-Hispanic Whites

This infographic shows some of the more prevalent health disparities that afflict African Americans in the United States (compared to non-Hispanic whites).

the Most Revolutionary Year in Music

Was 1965 ‘the Most Revolutionary Year in Music’?

From the Beach Boys to John Coltrane, these 12 acts made albums that reshaped popular music — and culture — 50 years ago

African American Change Makers

African American Change Makers

These leaders are pioneering new approaches to health, money and personal fulfillment


News and viewpoints from a multicultural perspective

A. Peter Bailey

Blacks Experience Blindness Most Often, but We Can Change Those Stats

The good news is cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration are treatable if caught early, and also often preventable


Barbara Arnwine showing states where law changes could affect Black voting.

A Salute to the Women Fighting to Maintain Voting Rights

Four African American women who helped establish voting and civil rights

In Selma, President Obama greets former foot soldier Amelia Boynton Robinson.

At 103, Selma Marcher Shows Us All How to Live

This heroine, knocked unconscious by police at the original protest, returns 50 years later to march in a wheelchair alongside Barack Obama



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Health Security

Information and resources to lead healthier lives

Senior man doing crossword puzzle, Brain Health mental workouts (Alamy)

AARP Brain Health Center

Work your mind, be fit, eat smart, socialize and stress less

ACA affordable care act

The Health Care Law and You

In just a few simple steps, find out how the law works for you

Financial Resilience

Information and resources to optimize financial resources and opportunities

 African Americans are less likely to own homes than others; however, we often have more pressure to tap into home equity than others.

Guard Your Home Equity With Your Life

African Americans are less likely to own homes than others; however, we often have more pressure to tap into home equity than others

Teach your children about money and personal finances.

Time to Have That Talk With Your Children About Money

Teach your children about money and personal finances

Lending to Relatives? What You Need to Consider

Lending to Relatives? What You Need to Consider

We give you three scenarios of relatives asking for financial help and how you should act accordingly

Personal Fulfillment

Information and resources to turn goals and dreams into real possibilities, and connect with family, friends and community in meaningful ways

The Family Fun Travel Sweepstakes

The Family Fun Travel Sweepstakes

Three incredible trip options — one amazing family vacation!

A Conversation With Melinda Gates

A Conversation With Melinda Gates

The philanthropist on turning 50 with inspiration and optimism

Still Working after All These Years, Doris McGhee Collins (African American, education)

Take This Job and Love It!

More Americans are working into their 70s

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