Is Jack Reynor Hollywood’s Latest Irish Fetish? [New Off-Topic Post]

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That Awkward Privilege: The Mixed Power Status of Black Men (reposted)

[This post was originally published 11/03/2011. There were 61 comments back then. I have not been able to figure out how to make those old comments … [Read more...]

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QOTW: White Man Asks, “What Is Black Culture, Minus All the Ratchet Stuff?”

I can hear some of you rolling your eyes. Okay, I might answer this question myself pretty well, but most non-Black people, and apparently the … [Read more...]

Special Off-Topic Thread for Atheists and Believers

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Are Women Wrong When They Shut Down Men Who Comment on Her Sexiness?

A recent conversation from the comments over at Consumption and Control: The Foundation of Men’s Sexuality? deserves it's own … [Read more...]

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Consumption and Control: The Foundation of Men’s Sexuality?

My recent comment over at Tracy Renee Jones's post "Village Voice Exposes R. Kelly and Our Willingness to Ignore The Sexual Assault of Black Females" … [Read more...]


“After I Met Your Mother”: Rainbeaus, Tell Us Your Courtship Stories in the Comments.

You have lurked long enough now. Any rainbeaus with dating, courting, marrying, or family creation stories, time to spill it. We know you got 'em. The … [Read more...]

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Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: BB&W Is NOT Just a Swirling Club.

Christelyn loves us. How do I know this? Because she does not just tell us what we want to hear. That is what people who sincerely care about us … [Read more...]


Paying It Forward: What Does BB&W Owe BWE?

Beyond Black and White has a deep history with the Black Women's Empowerment Movement. It's been ... complicated. This post is not a history lesson. … [Read more...]


Vetting Aabaakawad

One prominent blogger has concluded that, because I made two short comments recently, on a couple of blogs, that were in poor taste, and because she … [Read more...]


BB&W Online Dating Challenge: Deconstruct My Profile Text!

*Gulp* I am active on four online dating sites: POF.com, Match.com, AfroRomance.com, and SeniorsMeet.com. I will be posting periodically about … [Read more...]

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A Different “Defense of Marriage”

It's been suggested that we release "marriage" from government, give it entirely & symbolically over to religious institutions, and use civil … [Read more...]