Looking for a new whisky or tequila to add to your bar cart, while also supporting African-American businesses? While you might be quick to head to the Scottish or Mexican aisle at your local liquor store to stock up on summer sips, dismissing American-made bottles would be doing yourself a major disservice, and these premium labels are proof of that. This selection highlights some of the best Black-owned distilleries across the country making bottles you’ll definitely want to savor. From traditional Tennessee whiskey to gin and vodka made in the middle of Miami, these American spirits are churning out some of the tastiest pours in the nation. Continue reading BLACK-OWNED DISTILLERIES TO BUY FROM RIGHT NOW
According to a massive study from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, diet sodas and drinks containing artificial sweeteners are even worse for your health than you may have imagined, and can increase the likelihood of heart attacks, strokes, dementia, and diabetes. Continue reading DRINKING TWO OR MORE DIET SODAS A DAY INCREASES CHANCES OF HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES, SAYS MAJOR NEW STUDY
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