(Bonus) Man Candy Monday: World Cup Hotties!!

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Is it just me, but is there some special gene that footballers have in common that makes them smoking hot? I mean, I'm a soccer mom in name only--I … [Read more...]

Man Candy Monday: The Asian Mystery Man

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This photo has been making it's way up and down my timeline and I can't help it. I need to know who this guy is, he's gorgeous and so is the younger … [Read more...]

R.I.P. Ruby Dee: Ossie Is Waiting for His Lady on The Other Side

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The world is mourning the departure of yet another of our brightest stars. Actress, activist, and author Ruby Dee has died of natural causes at the … [Read more...]

Are You Going to the NYC Loving Day Celebration or Nah?

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I'll be attending the 11th annual Loving Day celebration in New York City this coming Saturday. I hope to see some our regular readers there since … [Read more...]

New BB&W Writer Talks College Dating and Kissing Frogs

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By fellow BB&W poster, "SomethingDifferent22" When I was a child I used to listen to stories of princess with some chagrin. Even as a child I … [Read more...]

Is Your Bad Credit Affecting Your Romantic Relationships?

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If you have less than stellar credit, you may believe that living a cash-only existence, is a way around your bad credit rating. You may also believe … [Read more...]

When Exploring The Global Village Becomes A Nightmare

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A dedicated teacher with a Phd in her field is a dream for any public high school, right? Unfortunately for Dr. Cicely Cobb, it was a nightmare.  She … [Read more...]

Halle Ordered to Pay $16K a Month in Child Support. Is it Fair?

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Trending right now is the unusual court decision handed down that Halle Berry pay her daughter's father, Gabriel Aubrey, $16,000 per month in child … [Read more...]

Does This Picture Offend You? Now, Ask Yourself, WHY.

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Social media is up in arms because a recent graduate is proudly displaying both her cap and gown and a partial breast to feed her infant. Predictably … [Read more...]

Let Um Know…. I’m Not Here for THAT!!

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Time for a public service announcement from the good people that occupy the head space of Tracy Renee Jones. Read for clarity and content if you never … [Read more...]