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NY schools giving girls morning-after pill

NEW YORK — It’s a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is handing ...

Black women rally against voter ID laws

WASHINGTON — Deidra Reese isn’t waiting for people to come to her to find out whether they are registered to ...

Chick-fil-A opts out of gay marriage debate

ATLANTA — A Georgia-based restaurant chain that drew national attention when its owner reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage says ...

Sickle Cell Cure?

Is a cure for a disease that has devastated our community  on the horizon?  A new medical development at UIC ...

New iPhone nears as holiday lineups unveiled

A roundup of all tech offerings from Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and more

The secret to great grilling is indirect heat

If you want to master the art of grilling, you need to accept the idea that more heat isn’t necessarily ...

Black education trend: virtual schools

By// Julius Rea Statistics show that Black kids drop out of school at a higher rate. What’s not so clear ...

Playwright puts mental illness in spotlight

Welcome to the first installment of Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, a JETmag.com series drawing your attention to ...

Michelle Obama to appear on ‘Dr. Oz Show’

First lady will discuss new provisions of her 'Let's Move!' campaign

1st lady doesn’t ‘trip’ over girls’ TV viewing

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama says she doesn’t “trip” about her daughters watching Keeping Up with Kardashians. The first lady said ...

Assignment: Getting kids to eat healthy

DENVER — There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of ...

First lady hits gym before dawn, and before hubby

Says she and the President work out every day, and she takes jump rope on the road

Is your problem gluten? Or faddish eating?

ATLANTA — It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have ...

Dennis Rodman finally meets father

MANILA, Philippines — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has finally met his estranged father after 42 years of separation, following ...

CDC: 1 in 13 pregnant women drink alcohol

ATLANTA — A government survey shows 1 in 13 pregnant women drink alcohol and some even go on binges. The ...

Talk to the Soul Man column

Cedric the Entertainer's TV Land character offers sage advice and life lessons

Wedding guru Tutera on making Valentine’s Day a hit

By// Kyra Kyles You hear that whirring sound over your heads, fellas? That’s Cupid’s arrow, locked, loaded flying your way. ...

Single and satisfied? Celebrate YOU on Valentine’s Day

By// Maureen Jenkins It’s Feb. 14, a date that sparks dread in the hearts of far too many uncoupled women ...

Video: ‘Dark Girls’ seeing the light — city by city

By// Jerry Bembry The issue of the bias faced by dark-skinned women — from both inside and outside the African-American ...

Video: Ciara at the Sprite Step Off II

VIDEO By// Jerry Bembry Ciara performed at last weekend’s Second Annual Sprite Step Off and talked with JETmag.com about her ...

Video: The Sprite Step Off II

VIDEO By// Jerry Bembry The Second Annual Sprite Step Off, a national competition between HBCU fraternities and sororities, was held ...