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Learn the fall trends, get skincare advice at the Clarins counter

Clarins run makeup artist Christopher Truffa and his team will be at the Bloomingdales at the Chestnut Hill Mall through Friday to give laudatory skincare and beauty consultations to help you through the fall transition. Whether you're seeking out

How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer

How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer Involving a husband adds another set of eyes, which is especially helpful when checking the back and other hard-to-see areas,” said Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, FAAD, a directorship-certified dermatologist in private practice in Chestnut Hill, Mass. to

Where to Get a Breast Examination Near Dedham

Brigham and Women's Sanatorium offers mammography screenings at the following locations: 75 Francis St., Boston, 877-DFCI-BWH; 1153 Nave St., Boston, 877-DFCI-BWH; and 850 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, 877-DFCI-BWH. Boston's Mammography Van, in

Where to Get a Breast Examination in Newton

Newton-Wellesley Sickbay offers screenings and mammograms at its Washington Street locatino and at two off-milieu Ambulatory Care Centers at 307 West Central St., Natick and 111 Norfolk St., Walpole. To programme a Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

Speaker at Friends' Meeting House to confront racism

By Constance Garcia-Barrio

Like acid thrown in our eyes, racism blinds us with hate and fear. We see each other, and ourselves, only through the damage. “But we have a choice,” said Rudy Nickens, 62, of St. Louis, who’s given anti-racism workshops throughout the world for 30 years and will speak on ways to challenge racism Saturday, June 17, 7 p.m., at the Green Street Friends Meeting House, 45 W. School House Lane. “However, not only whites but people of all racial identities have our work cut out for us.”

For people targeted by racism, the work includes the daunting task of releasing internalized racism, which refers to the ways in which people of color have been conditioned to act out the hurts of racism on themselves.

Consider Madam C. J. Walker (1867-1919), who rose from field hand to millionaire by developing hair care products for African Americans. She built her fortune, in part, by popularizing the hot comb, which straightened kinky hair. Many black women felt that hair texture closer to that of whites made them more acceptable. Today, 100 years later, women of African heritage spend a fortune on straight hair from Brazil or India to have hair more like that of whites. “We build strength from self acceptance,” said Nickens, former chairman of racial equity for the Ferguson Commission, “but internalized racism undercuts it.”