In Season in the “Beauty Garden”…Eggplant

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Hot summer months means eggplants...and lots of them. You're probably noticing that these are on sale at your local market, so nows your chance to try … [Read more...]

Ladies, Do NOT Date Interracially if You’re Too Suspicious of White Men. Please. Just…Don’t. (Letter)

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A non-black man just sent me the email below regarding an exchange he had with a black woman on OKCupid that he found attractive. This woman is so … [Read more...]

Interracial Friendly States, City by City, County by County!

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I'm working on a master list NEVER BEEN DONE before (not sure why, tho) on an interracial dating blog. Back when I co-work Swirling, we created a list … [Read more...]

Open Thread: “How Do I Explain My Preference for Black Women without Sounding Like a Douche?”

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Okay well he didn't say that...exactly. Here's what this 20-something white guy actually wrote... Mrs. Karazin,I'm not ashamed and I make it pretty … [Read more...]

Why I Have Mixed Feelings About the Firing of the Co-Host of the “Opie & Anthony” Show

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I remember when I was working as a lowly PR grunt representing a bagel company and trying to get a mention on the "Opie and Anthony" show when they … [Read more...]

New Documentary on the Black Church Shines a Light on Prosperity Pimps for Dollars

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I have to give credit where it's due, because columnist Deborrah Cooper was the first to shine a light on how the church exploits black women and … [Read more...]

Have I Got You Curious Enough to Try Yoga? Online Guide Gives You the Basics

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  I've been preaching the benefits of yoga on this blog for years because quite frankly, it works. It is such a holistic mode of exercise that … [Read more...]

One Black Mother’s Heartbreaking Story of Raising Her Son Amongst a Nest of Miscreants Intent on His Ruination

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When I read this very personal account from Breukelen Bleu, the founder of the Black Woman Think Tank, I knew I had to share it. So much of the … [Read more...]

July is My Birth Month! Countdown to 41!

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Last week I took this picture to memorialize how I look at 40. If you would have told my 20 year-old-self that I'd feel better and look better an … [Read more...]

Grow It in a Bag: Patio-To-Plate Encourages Container Gardening

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As I turn off a dusty road in Temecula wine country, I can't help but be impressed with Catrina's green house, where she's growing just about … [Read more...]