summer

getty image While Malia Obama has been having a ball at the Lollapalooza music festival, younger sister Sasha has been partaking in a different teen summer rite of passage, working a job slinging hash at a seafood restaurant on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. Sasha’s been working a morning shift at the fried-fish joint that ends around […]

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry,by Mildred D. Taylor. Taylor, one of the first African-American children’s-book authors to gain widespread acclaim, later won the Newbery Medal for the book. Her work was pivotal in empowering black children to see themselves in young adult literature—inspiring a […]

It’s no secret that chlorine can be taxing on the hair, especially if it’s chemically treated, but that’s no reason to avoid getting some much needed pool time this summer. Natural hairstylist Aeleise Jana shares some really simple tips for us to make a splash AND keep our hair from falling victim to the dangers associated with […]

This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch lounging, reading in the grass while using a book to shield your eyes from the sun has its particular joys. Thankfully, there’re […]

Summertime is a great time to accentuate your natural beauty. But which products should you be using? Bronzer Summer beauty is all about obtaining a…

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  SANDUSKY, OH (WOIO) – It’s almost here! This weekend marks the “unofficial” start of summer as Cedar Point, the “Best Amusement Park in the…

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  CLEVELAND – Two popular summertime events in Cleveland are back. Walnut Wednesday gets underway this week and Pop-Up Parties in Perk Plaza start next…

  Spring is well underway and as we move into the warmer, joyous months of summer, we transition from rocking stylish leather boots to open-…

If you want to be a real-life Oliva Pope or America’s next Black president then you may be in luck! The Obama is administration is…

Jazmine Fenlator and Lolo Jones (L) of the United States team 3 look on after a run during the Women’s Bobsleigh on Day 12 of…

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  The summer heat is on. Everyone is doing what they can to beat the heat. The City of Akron is urging residents with no…

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Motorists across the country are feeling the burn in their pocketbooks as gas prices begin to rise. According to East Central…