“Would a Rainbeau Accept My Special Needs Child?”

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Dylan A recent post on my Facebook community page sparked the question: "Would a rainbeau accept my special needs child??  Any single woman who loves … [Read more...]

The Picture That Changed My Life

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  I posted the photograph below on my Facebook page last week. It brought back fond memories for Brenda Thompson so she shared a nostalgic … [Read more...]

Lissette Gonzalez and Family Have “Happy” Fun

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Most of the BBWland readers were treated to a follow up interview of Lissette Gonzalez and her fabulous family last year in the Color Blind & … [Read more...]

Stand Up Sister Protects a Stranger and Her Child

protection, Steven Mason, black women, Tameka Bates, men, society, culture, good samaritan, public transit,

When I think of strong black woman, I like to think of Tameka Bates.  She took swift action to protect a stranger who was being harassed by a black … [Read more...]

Shocking: Do We Support Child Brides Or Child Sexual Abuse?

culture, society, child brides, United States, teen mothers, molestation, children, exploitation, sexual abuse, culture, very young girls, Afganistan, men,

Many in the world were horrified to hear of an 8 year old Yemeni bride named Rawan who died on her wedding night.  The poor little baby's body was … [Read more...]

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – The Barbara Hillary Story

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  I stumbled across this video of the fabulous Barbara Hillary a couple years back and revisited it today.  As a relationship coach, I meet … [Read more...]

Lovely in Lavender: Claire and Phil

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Look at Phil and Claire's beautiful wedding photographs.  It seemed very well planned, simple and elegant.  I found these on Hitched.  Enjoy these … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name?

culture, race, ethnic, names, children, blended families, racism, discrimination, privilege, society, employment, stigma, dating, relationships, insight, black men, options,white men, black women, dating, interracial marriage, blended families, relationships, romance, flirting, advice, reader question, looking for love,

From time to time we discuss names black Americans give their children.  I have seen some pretty outlandish names encroached upon innocent children … [Read more...]

Swirling In History: Vintage News Clippings of Couples Who Dared to Love When It Was Damn Scary

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We don't need Black History Month to know about swirling black women throughout history.  But since it is February, and I like history I thought it … [Read more...]

All In Her Smile

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Misha Tague shared such a cute story of how she met her husband Jason with me, that I decided to share with you in BBW-land. Jason works … [Read more...]

Legion of Doom Mothers on Steroids — What the Cuss?

Andrea Walker, Paula Johnson, society, crime, motherhood, domestic violence, murder, children, culture, abuse, violence, news,

This one is breaking my heart. I am very sympathetic to victims of domestic violence to a point. I have seen a lot of crimes and issued lots of arrest … [Read more...]