Melba Newsome is an award-winning freelance writer with feature credits in many prominent publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Oprah, Playboy, Reader’s Digest, Time, Good Housekeeping and Wired. Melba also is a frequent contributor to such online sites as NBCNews and Healthline.
It's geared to serve African American families in Chicago suburbs
It tailors activities to each individual's abilities and interests
Jim Owen wants to convince everyone else – one step (or lunge or squat) at a time