Jeannie Mai Breaks Down About Recent Divorce On ‘The Real’

When you get married you’re expecting your “happily ever after,” but for so many of us, that’s not the case. According to the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce.

Jeannie Mai, host of The Real, opened up on the show about her divorce from Husband Freddy Harteis.  “Knowing what I know now about who I married, I wouldn’t have married him,” Mai shared.

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Prince’s Estate Demands Trump Stop Playing His Music At Rallies

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At a rally in Mississippi, Trump bizarrely played Prince‘s iconic 1984 song “Purple Rain.” Prince’s estate was not here for it.

“The Prince Estate has never given permission to President Trump or The White House to use Prince’s songs and have requested that they cease all use immediately,” Prince’s estate said in a statement via Jeremiah Freed, also known as Dr. Funkenberry.

Here is a video below of the song being played at the Trump rally:

You can hear Purple Rain playing over the speakers while the crowd did the wave at the #TrumpRally in Southaven, Mississippi tonight before @realDonaldTrump came out. pic.twitter.com/BdN2H3Ap3v [Read more]

How To Make Gumbo & Where The Recipe Originated

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

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Rich in heritage, gumbo is like the melting-pot of Louisiana cooking and is often confused with jambalaya and étouffée. They all contain similar ingredients, but the textures and flavors vary a bit.

What’s the difference?

Think of Jambalaya as like the paella of New Orleans. It consists of meat, veggies and rice thickly combined, while gumbo on the other hand contains veggies and seafood or other meat served as soup with rice on the side. Étouffée is usually made with a shellfish like shrimp or crawfish submerged in a thick sauce.  [Read more]

Helping Families Cope With Alzheimer’s Disease

The Balm In Gilead, Inc. is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to prevent diseases and to improve the health status of individuals who are disproportionately affected by high rates of health disparities. Dr. Pernessa Seele, is the Founder and CEO. Her organization works to combat health disparities in the African-American community.

One of those disparities is around dementia and Alzheimer’s which impacts African-Americans and Hispanics disproportionately. Other health conditions like high blood pressure and socioeconomic factors contribute to the challenges of addressing Alzheimer’s in the African-American community. [Read more]