Exercise Doesn't Work as Well for Black Girls?

In today's link roundup: A new study on African-American teens and obesity. Plus: Grace Jones Hula-Hoops for the queen of England.


Exercise doesn't work as well for black girls? According to the authors of a study that's sure to be challenged by the growing number of people who question BMI as an appropriate measure of obesity, exercise doesn't have the same effects for black girls as it does for their white counterparts.

Brian McKnight and Chris Brown's Twitter beef: The two went at it over MnKnight's newest single, Brown's past and (most of all) their egos.

Is reality TV's 15 minutes of fame over yet? At Essence, an entertainment reporter says that she can't bring herself to tune in to the trumped-up drama anymore.

Grace Jones Hula-Hoops for the queen: Check out the video of her "Slave to the Rhythm" performance at Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee.

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