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“Bye Felicia,” a Modern-Day Mammy Show Coming Soon on VH1…

How many ways can reality television exploit black women while said black women go willingly off the cliff like lemmings? Better question–when are we actually going to get pissed off enough to vote with our pocket books to get this mess off the air? Because I tell you what, executives are laughing all the way […]

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This Friday! Let’s Talk Social Consequences of Interracial…

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Matthew’s Weight Loss Journey: “I Was Living a…

My name is Matthew – and I’m regular member of the Beyond Black and White Community on Facebook, the Beyond Black and White Google Plus Hangout Group, the Beyond Black and White Twitter presence, and now the Beyond Black and White Forums.   I have a story to tell you about my personal weight loss journey. […]

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Creamy, Smooth, Holiday-Photo-Ready Skin and Make Up!…

Two things you can count on during the holidays are food and photos. You’ll want to make sure you look your best in all those photos during the parties you attend, and I have a product recommendation for those of you who need minimal coverage to just don’t like the cake-y feel of liquid foundation. […]

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Hey Naturals, Have You Heard of Mop Top?…

Likes and recommendations: Gentle Shampoo and Gentle Conditioner: great smell, cleans and conditions without hair feeling stripped Products to avoid: Leave-in conditioner, curly custard (leaves hair feeling dry and hard; custard flakes Website has ingredients and prices.

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Leona’s Love Quest: Taking the Fear out of Relationship Failures…

As some of you have already noticed, my perspective on life and relationships has changed since I went on the Matthew Hussey Retreat. However, taking more risks and pushing myself out of my comfort zone has not been easy. I can even foresee the potential for things to get even worse. I always tend to […]

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Obesity Wins Again. My Half-Sister Is Dying.…

People often wonder why I cover the minefield that is black women and obesity. It stems from experience, watching my mother and half-sister eat, and eat, and eat themselves literally to the brink of death. I’ve lived my life modeling for myself and others the exact opposite of what I witnessed, because I saw how […]

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Thoughts on Beyond the Lights…

I recently saw Beyond the Lights, drawn in by a female centered story as well as the actors playing the lead characters, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Noni Jean) and Nate Parker (Caz). I loved Gugu in Belle earlier this year and developed an appreciation for Nate Parker in the Great Debaters a few years ago. The film […]

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Black Female-Centered Media is Coming Around to Our Side, but is It…

Before the New York Post wrote about Jacque Reid’s reversal of her decision to participate in my coaching, I was often the running joke of online media in the so-called “black space.” First they mocked me. Then they ignored me. But then, the New York Post comes along and validates and reports a position I […]

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Black Female Aggressiveness at Epic Levels. Why?…

A subway brawl between a Dominican man and a black woman has gone viral leading to four arrests. Danay Howard was subjected  to a very hard slap from Jorge Pena after she ridiculed and insulted him for several minutes before hitting him in the head with her high heeled shoes. It has been dubbed “the slap […]

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Video: Single Parenthood from the Child’s Perspective…

I remember back in 2010 when No Wedding No Womb first entered the foray, and everybody and their single mothers were railing against the mere acknowledgement and discussion of the 72%+ out-of-wedlock rate in the black community. There’s so much defensiveness on both sides, and little to no discussion is ever brought from the child’s […]

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Sad News. Jacque Reid Pulled Out if the IR Dating Challenge, and…

We were all thrilled when Jacque Reid took up the challenge to expand her dating options with the help of my coaching and InterracialDatingCentral.com. What I couldn’t tell you until today is that Jacque pulled out. There’s a reason, and I’ll get more into detail as to the reason for this on the forum, because […]

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AAWG: The Savage Plan for the Swirling Man…

The Savage Plan for the Swirling Man by Savage Tango So then, gents…we’re almost at the end of our quest to be Swirling for The Holidays and New Year’s Eve.  It’s getting close to crunch time and we have just a few more things to do to make sure we are indeed Swirl ready.  But […]

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Jim’s Story: He Was Never Going to Be Her ‘IBM,’…

While I love getting messages from black women who have successfully crossed color lines, there’ something so endearing when a man, who thought he’d never had a chance, share his story. Thanks, Jim for sharing your swirling story! —————————- Being a closet reader of “Beyond Black and White” for almost 8 months, I finally feel […]

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IRR Romance: My Spartan Hellion by Nadia Aidan…

My Spartan Hellion by Nadia Aidan When a spirited, Carthaginian slave and a noble Spartan general are thrust together, passion flourishes between the unlikely pair. But is passion enough to weather the turmoil of treachery, war and murder brewing in Ancient Sparta?   BB&W: Why did you choose an interracial theme for your novel, My Spartan […]

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So…I Got Accosted In Cancun……

I just got back from THE BEST vacation I’ve ever had in Cancun on an all-expenses paid vacation The Hubster won from his job. Being an employee of a company who owns Pleasant Holidays definitely has it’s benefits. We spent an incredible five days on a beach resort where the sky and water was so […]

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Latest Foot-In-Mouth Cuisine Highlights How the BC Blames Black Women…

Did you know that black women are responsible for… –The huge out-of-wedlock rate ALONE. Black women need to learn to keep their legs closed.–Horrible black mothers are the reason so many black men are “turning gay”–Black women refuse to let black men lead.–Black women are too educated. Make your man a plate an STFU–Black women […]

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Chef Bob: Individual Beef Wellingtons…

  INDIVIDUAL BEEF WELLINGTONS An elegant yet effortless entrée, classic beef Wellington features individual portions of quickly seared beef tenderloin topped with rich mushroom duxelles and enclosed in puff-pastry dough.  There are few dishes more elegant than Beef Wellington. It looks like a million dollars and tastes like heaven. It’s also surprisingly easy to make, […]

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SirLoins’s Babe Wednesday: Mention the unmentionables…

I spent countless hours this week assembling this collection of photos.  I love my work and heck, somebody has to do it. I could also lie to you and say that this is all about giving you guys some gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Not that any of these little nothings would’t make a […]

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I’m Taking a Hard Line. Either You Are With Us, Or You Are…

I recently heard news that an organization called Color of Change is holding Bravo’s feet to the fire for it’s negative depiction of black women on their parade of degradating show line up full of black women willing to scratch each other’s eyeballs out to get a steady paycheck. Official statement from Ariana Hatch, Managing Director […]