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  Like many doctoral students, Markesha McWilliams will teach classes to undergraduates when school begins at George Washington University this fall. It will be the first time in her life that she’ll have a job not directly related to sports.   A... Read more
  Team USA didn’t pull off the victory they had hoped for at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, losing to Japan in a dramatic shoot out in Sunday’s championship match. But despite the loss, there’s little doubt that the... Read more
  Today is the final day to tell the Federal Trade Commission and other federal agencies to implement principles designed to curb the amount of unhealthy food that's marketed to our kids. Below is a guest story written by co-director... Read more
 Ten-year-old Nadia Cotton admits that when she first came to the Boys and Girls Club, she wasn’t exactly motivated to exercise. “I was so lazy,” Cotton says. “I was lazy, I didn’t want to do nothing.” But Cotton soon found her strength... Read more
July 14, 2011
  Elementary school kids might not know that Doug E. Fresh or Chuck D. are among the founding fathers of hip hop. But they do hear the rappers’ message that it’s important to “Exercise and Be Calorie Wise.” The hip... Read more
  “Yeah, I know MS was named fattest state, w 34% of us obese. Why did you think we bless each other's hearts so often?” @drmoore, the Twitter handle of Mississippi-based minister and theologian Dr. Russell Moore, in a... Read more