BB&W Blogger, “Zac”: Al Sharpton Snitched for the Mob?! Please, Sweet Black Baby Jesus Let This Be True.

Al Sharpton, media, politics, news, mafia, mob, informant, snitch, crime, New York, rumors,

By BB&W Blogger, "Zac Onbothsides." Hit him up on Facebook here. Please sweet black baby Jesus let this be true.   It is being reported that … [Read more...]

Essay by the Newest BB&W Blogger: ” The truth was I loved black women.”

Al Sharpton, media, politics, news, mafia, mob, informant, snitch, crime, New York, rumors,

Zac is a Facebook friend of mine, quite smart, quite cute, and has a lot of deep thoughts. He hails from Chicago. Hit him up on Facebook here. Zac: … [Read more...]

Recognize Yourself? Five Signs You Are An Angry Black Woman

society, culture, rage, angry black woman, health, emotional health, hostility, depression, abuse, reflection, perception, patience, rage, disorders, therapy

By Elaine Flowers, BB&W guest writer We could use this time to go over all of the good reasons why black women should be angry, but I have … [Read more...]

BB&W Fan, ‘Dr. PhillyGirl’: How International Travel Changed My Life

Packaged Earth

We are always on the look out for great stories of black women doing great things. Luckily we have only the look in our own back yard.  One on our … [Read more...]

“My Name is NOT Baby,” a Rant About Street Harassment and Discrimination

street harassment, verbal abuse, black men, black women, sexism, culture, society, misogyny, urban space, protection, speaking out, violence, domestic violence,

  One day, I was standing outside of a store waiting for my dad to meet me. While I was waiting, I made a phone call to my mom. While I was on the … [Read more...]

Move Over, Halle–Lupita Up for the Role of X-Men’s “Storm?”

Lupita Nyong’o, Halle Berry, Kenyen, African, X men, character, movies, Angela Bassett, actress, Storm, comics,

I spend a large amount of time on social media.  I would dare to say at times its an unhealthy amount, since I can easily spend hours and hours … [Read more...]

Leona’s Love Quest: The Final Chapter

dating, relationships, leona's love quest, black women, romance, blogger, real life, journey, transitioning, dating, relationships, leona's love quest, black women, romance, blogger, real life, journey, transitioning,

It’s hard to believe that two years ago right before Valentine’s Day I sat down at my desk and crafted my introduction to "Leona’s Love Quest." My … [Read more...]

“I Love You. So Before You Tell Me Why I Should Watch ’12 Years as a Slave” Consider This…”

Abigail Allen, Perfectly Mixed, blog, writer, biracial, mixed marriage, swirling, movies, cinema, slavery, history, culture, empowerment, 12 Years a Slave, commentary, choices, pride, African American, African, Caribbean,

That I think about slavery every day. And have for as long as I can remember. Every time I look into my eyes, big and brown like Harriet’s and … [Read more...]

Do You Know the Difference Between “A” Husband and “The” Husband?

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By "Nissa" When I was in college, I was part of a women’s circle that met once a week to discuss school, God, & men.  Whenever one of us had … [Read more...]

Leona’s Love Quest: Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot?

leona

  Happy New Year fellow questers! Yes, I’m still out here searching for the love of my life. I’m hoping the New Year might bring me some new … [Read more...]

Perfectly Mixed: “What’s In My Hair”

Perfectly Mixed, Abby Allen, mixed, biracial, documentary, essays, living, photography, hair, essay, beauty, true story, non fiction, America,

Excerpt written by Abby Allen, creator of "Perfectly Mixed," documenting the interracial experience in America through stories and professional … [Read more...]