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The Travel Bug and Why I’m Okay With Being “Too…

Anyone else here tired of being told that the reason they’re still single is that they’re too picky? Yeah, I thought so. I’ve been hearing this line since the day I turned 21. Over the last 17 years, it hasn’t gotten any less annoying. Lately, the criticism has been leveled at my desire for a […]

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Why Is Ben Affleck Scared for the Public to Know His Ancestors Owned…

The Sony leaks are the embarrassing gift that keeps on giving. The most recent what-the-cuss was news that actor Ben Affleck lobbied to have the show, Finding Your Roots, omit their discovery that his family owned slaves. Asking such a thing is apparently against PBS editorial standards, but hey! It’s Ben Affleck!! Gawker acquired a […]

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Product Pick for Defined and Moisture-Rich Curls…

I just picked up Ouidad’s Whipped Curls Daily Conditioner and Styling Primer on a whim, because I’ve noticed recently that several hair manufacturers are trying to deliver styling products in mousse form. But a mousse is a mousse, right? They all tend to have the light and airy texture that most do. Not Quidad’s Whipped […]

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Epic Responses to Dumb A** Video Claiming Black Women are More…

I got a slew of messages about this video… (First thing, all these couples should go to You Tube because their images are being used, more than likely without their permission, with is totally illegal.)   The fact that this video has been shared on Facebook over 38,000 times and co-signed by many makes me […]

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Open Thread: Parenting the biracial child.…

I read this exchange on the Recent Incident in Maine a Sober Reminder That Interracial Couples are Still a Target article and thought it important enough for it to have it’s own thread. For those of you parenting biracial children please share your stories and questions.  For those of you who are old hands at it do […]

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Continued Victory…Our Voice is Being Heard Worldwide!…

Got this letter from a man in Quebec. It’s amazing how our platform is reaching so far and wide…and we’re virtually the counter balance to all the other black, head-in-the-sand media that refuses to tell the truth. What is more, the men are listening. They’re on this blog, and they’re REALLY on You Tube.  Dear […]

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In the Garden: Purple Cabbage and Coleslaw!…

I know you pass it in the produce section, and you probably think it’s pretty, and with that deep purple, it’s probably got all kinds of antioxidants and stuff you know you’re supposed to consume, but you don’t have any darned idea what to do with it. Cabbage is part of the brassica family, so […]

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QOTW: Texting Vs. Face to Face Contact…Which is Better?…

Got this note from a real cutie…I’m going to put his photo up here. Poor Bambi tho…deer looking like, “Why?! WHYYYYY??????” Not even gonna lie…love when the youngsters hit me up like this. Warms my heart… Hey Christelyn ! I had a question for you I watch alot of your youtube videos, I think you are awesome. […]

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BB&W Family, I Need Your Help. This Man is Attacking My Family…

BB&W family, I really need your help. There is a sorry-excuse for a man name Sergeant Willy Pete who makes regular videos criticizing me, which is fine, but now he has gone one step further an bringing my my children, lusting after my daughter, accusing me of ruining my children, and infringing my copyrights. This […]

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Reader Responds to “What Black Men Think of Natural Hair”…

Yesterday I got the best letter. It was from Kelvin Bulluck, a photographer in the Baltimore area. Hello Christelyn, I recently came across your post on “What Black Men Think of Natural Hair” & first let me start by thanking you for sharing your opinion on the topic.  I got a kick out of reading it, […]

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QOTW: IR Dating Black Woman Hates Seeing Black Men Do It Too…

The question: I just recently signed up for your email subscription. I get so excited when an email pops up from you. I enjoy reading the questions and articles you share. I recently started dating a white man and I really like him a lot. He treats me wonderfully. Always holds my hand in public, […]

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Orange (Makeup) Is the New Black: Quick Skin Prep, Tutorial and…

I absolutely love spring! It’s time to break out the flirty and feminine dresses, and get colorful with the makeup. The theme for today is orange, with a little bit of brown and a touch of copper…   Before you apply…prep your skin!! Your face is the palette, so make sure it’s in the best […]

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New Study Suggests Professional Black Women “Marry Down”…

It’s well known that most black women are taught by their parents to get through school, don’t get pregnant, and don’t worry about getting a man while you’re getting your degree. So we do it and it’s done. But when it’s time to start looking for a mate that is comparable with our achievements, the […]

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Azealia Banks’ New Boo is HAAAWWWRRRRTTT!!!…

Say what you want about her mouth, but Azealia Banks is aesthetically cute as a button, and boy, can she pull ‘em. Check out her rumored new boo…Jesse Bradford! Remember him in Swim Fan? You know what else I love? Looks like this pretty-fly-for-a-white guy is publicly expressing Azealia’s superiority in his mind, versus Iggy… […]

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Aaron Hernandez Gets Life, and What a Freaking Fail.…

As I read the accounts of today’s conviction of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end-come newly appointed felon, I can’t help but think how big a dumb ass this man was. Hernandez was convicted of several counts of first degree murder for shooting Odia Lloyd. He and two goons lured Lloyd out to […]

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Is He Lying To You? Former CIA Agent Teaches You How to “Get the…

We talk a lot about vetting potential mates, so that we make the best choices for our partners. But let’s face it..there’s a lot of men out there that run a good game and we can’t always know when someone is being truthful. As experienced as I am, I STILL get deceived every now and […]

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Recent Incident in Maine a Sober Reminder That Interracial Couples are…

An event occurred earlier this month that garnered national news. On a lovely spring day in Portland, Maine, an interracially married couple wanted to take advantage of the sunshine and 60-degree weather by visiting downtown for some gelato. The family composition is as follows: Jeff is white, 47. Shay is black, 42. Shay has a son, […]

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Vegas Update…

We just got our 11th room booked for our event!  16 total people going! Just a reminder that final package payments are due in about a month. For those who did not book airfare with me and still haven’t made those arrangements, you are a little bit fortunate that fares are still relatively low.  I […]

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QOTW: Are There Any Subjects Off Limits On An Interracial Date?…

The question… Hi Christelyn, I’ve been lurking on your site and your Youtube channel for a couple of weeks now (I know, shame on me lol).  I encountered a situation on a date recently: not necessarily “bad,” but kind of awkward and certainly dangerous. A little background: I’m a 26-year-old white guy from New Jersey.  […]

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Reader Reaction: Latest Post Inspires Her to Give Up the ‘Creamy…

Got this note over the weekend from a longtime fan of BB&W in response to the story we did about my black “friend” expressing his distaste for women’s afro-textured hair because “that ish don’t move.” Meet Rachel. She has gorgeous, long relaxed hair. I want to say thank you for all of your post about […]