Black Women Don’t Want to Be ‘The Help,’ They Want Fair Pay For Their Work

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Dr. Danielle N. Lee, a biologist and a blogger for Scientific American, was called a "whore" for refusing an offer to work without pay. A man named … [Read more...]

(Loan) Shark Tales: Are Store Credit Cards Worth It?


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Did Miriam Carey Have to Die?


Last Thursday, Miriam Carey, a 34-year-old mother of one, was killed by police in D.C. after she rammed her car into barricades and led police on a … [Read more...]

Black Girls Code is Bridging the Digital Divide


I had the pleasure of taking my daughter to a recent Black Girls Code event...and she LOVED it! For those of you who haven't heard of the … [Read more...]

Anthony Robinson, Founder of, speaks on the controversy surrounding his new dating site

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Since Mr. Anthony Robinson announced that he was starting a dating site for black women and men (of all races/ethnicities) who were interested in … [Read more...]

Check Out My New Beauty Finds, Courtesy of Birchbox

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For only $10 a month Birchbox, a monthly subscription service, sends you samples of beauty products every month. August 2013 was my first month as a … [Read more...]

#Throwback Thursday: Martin

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Martin was the name of a comedic sitcom that aired for five seasons from 1992 to 1997. The eponymous show was named after comedian Martin Lawrence, … [Read more...]

Is $15 An Hour Unreasonable Pay for Flipping Burgers?


Let me just fast forward to the answer of the question in the title of this post: No, I don't think $15 an hour is unreasonable pay for flipping … [Read more...]

You CRAY, Mayor Bloomberg! Showing off your beautiful interracial family is not racist.


Now that Bill de Blasio may actually be close to winning his campaign for Mayor of New York, some of his detractors are starting to let their claws … [Read more...]

A US President Wants to Bomb a Middle Eastern Country? Heard That One Before…

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Something told me that awarding Barack Obama with a Nobel Peace Prize barely 10 months into his first term as President was a bit … [Read more...]

Reality TV Star Evelyn Lozada on Why She Married an Abuser: “I Just Wanted to Be Married”


Now I know that many of the BB&W regulars HATE reality TV shows featuring black women who aren't afraid to turn on the ratchet--namely, shows like … [Read more...]