The Dumbest Reasons Offered For Why Black Women Should Stay Fat

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I have been actively working on being a smaller weight for about a year or so (inactively for a few years before that. I observed that my initial … [Read more...]

BB&W’s First Annual “Sexiest Woman of the Year” Nominations!

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Some of us at BB&W got so caught up in our fun (and yes, we are having LOTS of fun), that we left you fellas out in the cold. So to coincide with … [Read more...]

Who Should ‘Shut Up’ Again? The Lie About Being Empowered Through Silence….

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You have the right to remain silent. In fact, silence can be used to great effect to express having the power in a situation. Passive aggressive … [Read more...]

OOW Children Are No Mistake, But Stop Projecting Your Ego Onto Your Child.

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One of the most difficult discussions when it comes to the OOW rate among black women is acknowledging that it is a problem. Mainly because black … [Read more...]

BWE And Validation-Seeking: Are You Looking To Be Told What To Do?

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You know, there are things I agree with and disagree with when it comes to how BWE reaches black women, however there has always been one thing that … [Read more...]

Black Women and Benefits, We Don’t Get None, Always Cheering for Others.

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Question:  How do you know when you are happy?  Think about it for a minute. Do you smile more? Do you hum a tune?   However and … [Read more...]

Introducing “Fables for Thrivers”: The Caged Bird and the Free Bird

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The Caged Bird and the Free Bird Once upon a time, there was a caged bird who would get weekly visits from a free bird. The free bird would fly far … [Read more...]

Black Woman Stages of Grief: The Acceptance Stage

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This post is the long overdue conclusion to my series on the "Black Woman Stages of Grief". You can see Part I and Part II here. I think this took … [Read more...]

Of Gold-Diggers, Womb-Guardians, And Why Black Women Got Their Own

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If you never in your life want to hear a black woman either go off about why "she don't need a man" or why it's perfectly reasonable to settle for a … [Read more...]

“You Must Hate Them All!” Actually…It’s Not That Deep.

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I have a confession: Unless someone has done something absolutely terrible or is consistent in their questionable behavior, I have a tendency to … [Read more...]

Just Move On: Why Validation-Seeking In Black Women Is Harmful

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I've become aware of recent kerfuffles where someone said/did something that could be construed as giving a negative impression of black women (or … [Read more...]