A bike club for African American women takes off in Washington, D.C., as cycling gains momentum in communities of color nationwide.
Born from the Critical Mass movement, these on-street bashes are revitalizing bicycle activism nationwide. The secret? More joy.
To see firsthand the impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Susan Shaw donned a wetsuit and snorkel and dove into the blackened waters. What she saw horrified her — and it’s not over yet.
This story originally appeared in Urbanite. In What’s Gotten Into Us? Staying Healthy in a Toxic World, McKay Jenkins sounds an alarm on the chemicals that we unknowingly ingest and inhale daily.Photo: J.M. GiordanoAfter the discovery of a tumor near …