Religion Profile: Pastor Lloyd Giles of House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church

By: Rebecca Jones/Photo Credit: Chandra Jarmon HOUSTON – African-American News&Issues presents Pastor Lloyd Giles of the House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church as our religion profile of the week. Born in a small town known as Keachi along the region of Shreveport, Louisiana is Lloyd Giles. His parents relocated to the Acres Homes community in…

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its annual snapshot of the three nationally reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The data from the 2013 STD Surveillance Report show that STDs continue to pose a risk of life-long health consequences for millions of Americans.  Key findings include: Chlamydia for a…

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

 The spices and peppers in this dish will transport you to a whole new taste. Recipe Source: Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style Prep time:          10 minutes Cook time:      Yields  1 hour 20 minutes    Serving Size:  10 servings breast or 2 small drumsticks Ingredients 8 pieces skinless chicken (4 breasts, 4 drumsticks)…