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It Should Be a SIN for Women Like This to be Dateless!!…

I am beyond disgusted at how quality, high-value black women are left withering on the vine. I just got this letter today: I’ve just stumbled upon your YouTube page and have recently visited your website and I’m so glad to have found you. I have some questions as to why I don’t seem to get […]

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Deion Sanders Acknowledges the Reality of “Damaged Beyond…

We get a lot of criticism about our use of the term, “DBR,” a psychology/psychiatric term that was popularized by blogger, Evia Moore. It’s often used in reference to individuals who are so far gone in self destructive behaviors, or behaviors that are destructive to others that no amount of love, patience, nurturing, praying, and […]

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On Vetting: Dump Toxic People Who Prefer You to Sustain Unhealthy…

I ran across a news story about a woman who lost 150 pounds of extra weight who had to also end an engagement with a man who would rather see her morbidly obese for his own fetishizing and pleasure than to keep the weight so she could save her life. Eve Parker told the Huffington […]

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Is Pumpkin Pie for White People?…

I managed to wrangle a few pumpkins out of my raised beds this year…but just barely. Pumpkin, melons, cucumbers and squash are susceptible to a fungus called powdery mildew, which if gone unchecked, will literally choke the life out of your plants. Powdery mildew was the absolute bane of my gardening existence. But like I […]

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SirLoin’s Babe Wednesday: Body Art…

You think I am talking about ink.  Nope.  No tattoos here. Plenty of paint however. Since ancient times man has been adorning the human body in various way.  This of course includes the addition of pigments to enhance an admittedly already lovely canvas. So sit back and enjoy this week’s offering of painted ladies and […]

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Get X-Mas Money! Enter Our First BB&W “Happy Couple”…

We’re on a mission to rebuild all the “Happy Couple” photos and stories we collected on our original Beyond Black & White fan page! These stories are essential…they’re encouraging, enlightening, uplifting and empowering to our community. We suffered a terrible loss when the trolls were successful in shutting us down. We’ll be back and bigger […]

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Neil’s Story: The Overseas Wedding that (Almost) Never Happened…

Hello Christelyn , this is my journey to swirling. My name is Neil and for as long as I can remember I’ve always liked black women , growing up in northern England was good but it lacked one thing Black Women lol. There was never a moment that flicked the switch so to speak I […]

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My Strong Is Not Your Strong, My Swirl Is Not Your Swirl: On White…

I would like to reiterate a few things before I get started. They are things that are obvious to full-time participants in this lovely community, but for those who are here for their own agendas, they are not so obvious. So let me lay them out: 1.) This is a BLACK WOMAN-CENTRIC community, and the […]

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Late Night Man Candy Monday: Welcome to Bollywood!!…

Hollywood is overrated, so I hear, it’s not like I’ve been there but what I do know is that there is a more festive and exciting place than L.A. could ever imagine. Let’s take a trip, ladies, across the pond and several hours away there lies a place called Bollywood, and here you can find […]

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IRR Romance: Heart to Heart by Ife Oshun…

   Coming November 3 Heart To Heart by Ife Oshun   Paranormal romance Heart To Heart is Book Two in the Angelica Brown series, and the sequel to YA fantasy BLOOD TO BLOOD, the recipient of 4 and-a-half-star reviews from the likes of the San Francisco Book Review, Portland Book Review, and more. Will Angel learn […]

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Leona’s Love Quest:  The ABC’s of Finding Love …

By the time you read this it will be just about two months since I returned from Matthew Hussey’s High Value Woman Lifestyle Retreat. I wish I was still at the resort sipping champagne and watching the sun set over the ocean. (P.S. – If you decide to go, make sure to tell them Leona’s […]

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“Dear White Guys Who Like Black Women, Please Stop Saying…

Listen white guys who love us… I know you think you’re being super nice when you say you just love how “strong” black women are, but…no. You might not be aware of the social dynamics in the black community, but  black women are forced to be “strong and stoic” out of pure necessity. There is […]

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AAWG: Tell a white guy…

Deviant dude that I am I’m gonna deviate from Ask A White Guy and delve into Tell A White Guy. I’m mainly talking to the men who choose to read rather than post here. I’m talkin to you guys today, cuz I know you’re there taking this all in.  So here’s a little something especially […]

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IRR Book Review: Tempted by Samara King…

Reviewed by Lauren Jimerson   (Reader Advisory: This book contains scenes of voyeurism and a brief reference to F/F intimacy.) Tempted by Samara King is the second book in the Scarlet Ties series. It is a story of love, lust and vampires who are trying very hard to resist each other. Despite it’s warning of graphic sexual […]

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Fashion and Beauty Roundup: MAC’s New Stuff, Halle Doing…

‘Round these parts we LOVE being girls, don’t we, ladies? Here’s some news you can use… Ooo La La!! Halle Berry has collaborated with French lingerie brand Scandale Paris to launch it in select Target stores and online on October 27. The lingerie label was initially established in 1932, and this collection is designed to celebrate the […]

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From Uganda to Serbia, Rose Bugarčić’s Incredible Journey…

From Uganda to Serbia, Rose Bugarčić’s Incredible Journey   Decision on employment presented by the Minister Ivica Dacic (Photo A. Vasiljevic)   Rose Bugarčić I am happy with the title of “SwirlQueen” bequeathed to me by BB&W founder Mrs. Christelyn Karazin.  It suits me well.  However these days I feel more like a “Swirl Huntress”.  […]

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Fall in the Garden…Time for Greens, Greens, and More Greens…

One of the benefits of living in a climate that never freezes and stays below 90 (sometimes well below) most of the year is that I have a really, really long growing season. My garden buddies on the East Coast have pretty much packed it in until Spring 2015, and I’m still getting tomatoes, eggplant, […]

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OMG…Matthew Hussey Gives the Most BRILLIANT Advice on How to Get…

He just keeps nailing it over and over. Matthew Hussey gives you REAL techniques in which you can implement to get immediate results. How many of you have written me about how non-black men stare buy won’t make a move? You see them staring at you–you know they are checking you out with all your […]

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Could What Ralph Richard Banks Said in His Book Be True Regarding How…

If you haven’t yet read Is Marriage for White People, by professor Ralph Richard Banks, you might want to pick it up. He gives a cogent argument for why black women should date out, and how doing so might actually help them find quality black husbands by creating a demand where there was a surplus. […]

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Daniele Watts Faced with Lewd Conduct Charges…

According to TMZ… “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts may be convincing in the movies, but not in real life because she’s just been charged with lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in her car outside CBS Studios. Watts went on a campaign against the LAPD … accusing cops of racism for cuffing her after people complained they were banging […]