Cynthia Alvarez's successful career 'rooted' in hair care

Celebrity Hair Stylist Cynthia Alvarez’s clientele includes the likes of singer/actress KeKe Palmer and singer, model and actress Tatyana Ali.

Best-selling author’s true rags to riches story

She went from Welfare to Wall Street and from failing grades to running a successful publicly traded business and now Lisa Nichols is sharing her life story and the secrets to creating a life that is rich in every possible ...

Gifts to keep kids engaged

Store aisles are filled this time of year with every must-have gift retailers can advertise. Children often plead and beg for the hottest toys weeks ahead of the holidays, hoping to find their requests wrapped up come the big day.

Plan ahead for a healthier holiday season

Be of good cheer. You don’t have to stick to nonfat eggnog, carrot sticks, and sugar-free sugar plums as you celebrate the holidays

Author pens children’s book about civil unrest

Executive Director of Fathers Incorporated; Kenneth Braswell is no stranger to finding ways to help his community address sensitive subjects.

Life in Baltimore: Holiday recipes

The winter solstice is approaching with its early nightfall and chilly air and so are the holiday festivities.

Home chefs must add one important step to their holiday recipes

The holidays are here and self-proclaimed chefs are making appearances in homes across the country. When your inner Paula Deen tries out those celebrity chef recipes or your grandmother’s deep fried turkey recipe, WSSC wants you to add one final ...

ASK ALMA: When your partner's not interested in sex

Over my long Thanksgiving weekend, everywhere I went I encountered my married brothas complaining about the same thing – wives not wanting or initiating sex. It was as much a constant as football and turkey.

Most popular baby names this year? Check Instagram

Want to know the trending baby names of 2015?

Tips to prep your home for holiday houseguests

Nearly 99 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the holiday season, according to AAA. So how do you ensure it’s the most wonderful time of the year for guests and hosts, alike?

The African designer who doesn't want to use Africa as a 'gimmick'

Fashion designer Chi Atanga is comfortable with an identity as a global African.

Ask Alma: My wife's emailing an old boyfriend in jail

I found e-mails my wife has been writing to an old boyfriend who’s now in jail. He will be locked up for a long, long time. At first I wasn’t all that concerned, but now she’s sending him pictures.

Author pens book to help women live fearlessly

Masterfully crafted by Tiana Nicole, “You're Not the Boss of Me: Goodbye Fear, Hello Success” is the latest in a long line of successful books for the author, marking a radical shift from fiction to female empowerment. Helping every woman ...

Maryland woman named L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth

As a mother, Schinnell Leake says she knows the importance of children having confidence and a sense of self-worth.

Thanksgiving Day Quiz

It is once again time to talk turkey, stuffing and all of the trimmings.