Open Thread: Reader Questions Her Commitment to ‘Black Love’

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Some people wonder why this blog continues to talk about black men in reference to black women dating interracially. It would seem at the surface, … [Read more...]

“Im a Negro Bed Wench,” and Other Things I Learned Since Marrying My Husband

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Written by The Peacock Bride I'm a sell out. I'm a Negro Bed Wench. I'm an Uncle Tom. Yup...How did I find this out? Like most things, I've found out … [Read more...]

“A Beautiful Burden” One Man’s Commentary on Managing Cultural Differences

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By "Zac Onbothsides"   Ok. We’ve established that there’s an attraction, we’ve even talked about the awkwardness of expressing it,  or … [Read more...]

That Awkward Moment When Numbskulls Assume Your Biracial Baby Isn’t Yours…

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Last night, my husband Sean was holding our 16-month-old daughter Maya as we were boarding a flight from BWI to MCO. As we stepped onto the plane, one … [Read more...]

Ladies, Do NOT Date Interracially if You’re Too Suspicious of White Men. Please. Just…Don’t. (Letter)

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A non-black man just sent me the email below regarding an exchange he had with a black woman on OKCupid that he found attractive. This woman is so … [Read more...]

Man Candy Monday: Hollywood Hotties Then, and Now

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What's the saying again, "Something old, something new. Something Man Candy, just for you?" Age ain't nothing but a number when it makes a guy just as … [Read more...]

Open Thread: “How Do I Explain My Preference for Black Women without Sounding Like a Douche?”

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Okay well he didn't say that...exactly. Here's what this 20-something white guy actually wrote... Mrs. Karazin,I'm not ashamed and I make it pretty … [Read more...]

Austin, TX Man Asks, “Am I the Black Woman’s Second Choice?”

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First, thanks to all the men who have been writing me lately. I'm glad you're listening and observing. Gap, meet bridge. I got this letter from … [Read more...]

QOTW: “Should I Move to More Interracial Relationship-Friendly Pastures?”

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People move for jobs all the time. But what about packing your bags for the chance at … [Read more...]

Another BB&W Reader Success Story! Remember April & Henry? They Got Hitched!

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Some of you might recall a reader letter from April, who wrote me back in 2013 about how this blog was a support to her as she began dating Henry, a … [Read more...]