From Lifestyle Blogging to Being a Foodie: Black Women Bloggers You Oughta Know

Franchesca Ramsey

The experiences of black women are diverse. There are black women on the web dishing on their globetrotting, lifestyles, ideals, businesses, … [Read more...]

Black Women Are Spending Too Much Time and Effort Going to School, They Should Be Spending That Time Trying to Get Married


Numerous black women-centric websites have reported on a report issued by the United Negro College Fund which declares that black women are enrolling … [Read more...]

Jenn M. Jackson Says, “Cheerios Commercial Philosophers, Have Several Seats”

cheerios ad little girl

Originally posted on Water Cooler Convos. Several folks have reached out to me wondering my opinion about the Cheerios ad heard 'round the world in … [Read more...]

Have A Seat, Bigots: No Self-Respecting Swirl-Minded Person Is Checking For You!


I was initially going to write a post in response to this hilarious hot mess of an article. But given the recent influx of misplaced members of the … [Read more...]

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way: BB&W Is NOT Just a Swirling Club.

Christelyn loves us. How do I know this? Because she does not just tell us what we want to hear. That is what people who sincerely care about us … [Read more...]

Paying It Forward: What Does BB&W Owe BWE?


Beyond Black and White has a deep history with the Black Women's Empowerment Movement. It's been ... complicated. This post is not a history lesson. … [Read more...]

How Do Black Women Respond When Someone “Pulls Rank”?


This post is a bit tricky because it deals with the issue of  intersectionality. I strongly suggest people read up on the term and who is impacted. I … [Read more...]

Vetting Aabaakawad


One prominent blogger has concluded that, because I made two short comments recently, on a couple of blogs, that were in poor taste, and because she … [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...]

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

Kerry Washington June 2013 Elle

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...]

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

Gabourey Sidibe

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...]