You can thank Black skaters for your trendy pandemic hobby.
Case in point: 46-year-old Chicago educator Lavonne Jones, who has skated most of her life. Her parents, her children and
There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you've probably never heard of -- the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala).
It's only been in recent years that I am at peace with food, and I am certain that this is much more than a temporary truce. Why did it take me such a long time to appreciate the value in my acupuncturist's words? Look around, there's a standard in this country that is harmful to women. Life is lived in many shapes and sizes.
129 years ago this month, Richardson obtained a patent for his innovation: placing steel ball bearings in the wheels.
I suck at roller skating, and I love it. That's what kept going through my mind when I got the latest report from our daughter, Katie, a freshman in college who's still getting used to how difficult her classes are. "Physics is kicking my ass," she said. "And I love it."
Roller derby is the fastest growing sport in America and this month, ESPN dubbed skater Bonnie Thunders the LeBron James of the game. She joins Alicia and Marc to discuss the sport.
Chicago, along with Atlanta and Detroit, houses the most prolific urban roller skate dance scene in the country. While this form of skating is largely influenced by hip-hop music and dance, Chicago's style of skating is known as "JB."
Evian celebrated World Health Day in Miami presenting Live Young, Skate On! at Collins Park in Miami Beach. Hundreds of skate
My pink vinyl bag has a laminated ID card on it with my alias: Mich The Masher. At 53, I am a roller derby girl.