Ruth Manuel-Logan has written for ESSENCE Magazine, Woman's Day, Parents, Harper's Bazaar, has contributed to health and lifestyle books and a host of online sites.
Little Silas Phillips (pictured) was determined to enter this world by any means necessary, even if he was still completely encased in his amniotic sac, also known as an “en caul” birth. The premature miracle boy’s delivery is so rare (about 1 in 80,000), the doctor who delivered him snapped a picture with his cell phone that was placed […]
A group of African-American workers at a Manhattan TGI Friday’s restaurant filed a class-action discrimination suit when they were allegedly replaced by lighter-skinned employees after the eatery moved to a new location, states the New York Daily News. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday at the Bronx Supreme Court. According to reports, the group of black workers let their feelings […]
What year is it again? Under an arcane law, hundreds of Floridians are being fined for living with a romantic partner sans government permission, thanks to an 1868 cohabitation statute that just happens to still be in effect. The crime is punishable by a $500 fine and as much as 60 days in jail. Around 700 people were charged […]