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Hot Out of the Oven, Another Off Topic Thread

The Week in Review/Hot Topics That We Didn't Get Time to Write About will be a new and recurring feature on BB&W. Unfortunately, us writers … [Read more...]

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President Obama Addresses the Importance of Personal Responsibility During Morehouse Commencement Speech

President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the only all male historically black institution of higher education in the United States, … [Read more...]


Abercrombie’s CEO Michael Jeffries Created a Public Relations Disaster When He Decided to Diss Fat People

It's on thing for you to have unpopular rude thoughts running through your head; it's quite another thing entirely to let those thoughts escape … [Read more...]

Kerry Washington June 2013 Elle

Well It’s About Time! Kerry Washington Finally Lands the Cover of a Major Fashion Magazine

Kerry Washington's role as Olivia Pope on the ABC hit Scandal is seriously causing her star to rise and she is finally getting the major media … [Read more...]


What All Those BWE Bloggers Predicted is Finally Coming True…

Although I'm a single woman who isn't focused on getting dates at the moment--but that could change at any second, because really, who knows when The … [Read more...]

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Four Reasons to Turn on Your TV: Defiance, Mad Men, Game of Thrones, and Scandal

SyFy's Defiance, AMC's Mad Men, HBO's Game of Thrones, and ABC's Scandal. These are the shows I watch religiously (or almost religiously) every week, … [Read more...]

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Gabourey Sidibe on Jason Collins:”Every Woman Has Dated a Gay Man At Least Once”

Jason Collins, a black male basketball player currently signed with the Washington Wizards, came out as being gay in a cover story for Sports … [Read more...]

A Mother’s Day Message To the Non-Mothers

Everyone has a mother, but not everyone has a child; and some people just don't get into the celebration of certain holidays. But no matter what … [Read more...]

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Black Women Have a Sickness When It Comes to Hair

The day after her concert in Paris, Beyoncé had lunch with her husband and their 15-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy. Little Blue Ivy looked just a little … [Read more...]

“How To Be An Adult,” A Book Review

Your childhood came and went, but unfortunately, even though you are now an adult, you still find yourself behaving--from time to time--as if you were … [Read more...]


“Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” A Book Review

Women can sometimes be their own worse enemy when it comes to achieving career success. That's a controversial message in light of the fact that … [Read more...]


Reciprocity: What does that word mean to you?

What does the word 'reciprocity' mean to those of you who call yourselves BWE? This is not a trick question, but a chance for open dialogue and … [Read more...]


Kerry Washington is one of the PEEPLES, New movie coming out May 10th

Last year when Ms. Washington wasn't shooting Scandal she was filming for her upcoming role in the film PEEPLES. Sparks fly when Wade Walker (Craig … [Read more...]