Monica: “I Thank God For My Husband”

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Monica L. In light of a recent post, I wanted to share a refreshing story of Monica L.  This beautiful, scholarly sister would not let negative … [Read more...]

Do You Know the Difference Between “A” Husband and “The” Husband?

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By "Nissa" When I was in college, I was part of a women’s circle that met once a week to discuss school, God, & men.  Whenever one of us had … [Read more...]

A Sister Reacts to Accusation of Race Betrayal

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I was given permission by L. B. Kelle to share a recent experience she had.  Now I know the loyal readers of BBW would have some choice words to say … [Read more...]

Swirling In History – Colonial, Antebellum, Reconstruction and Beyond

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It is no secret that black women have been marrying interracially for centuries although some folks may want us to think otherwise.  It is simple … [Read more...]

Christine and Daryl – Swirling and Marriage Down Under

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Another gem from Pinterest.  Attractive couple Christine and Daryl had a Fusion African-European wedding, but the couple lives in Perth, Australia.  I … [Read more...]

That Awkward Privilege: The Mixed Power Status of Black Men (reposted)

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[This post was originally published 11/03/2011. There were 61 comments back then. I have not been able to figure out how to make those old comments … [Read more...]

How About THIS Version of the Cheerios Super Bowl Commercial?

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Hey all, check out another version of the Cheerios Super Bowl commercial that's taking America by storm, featuring The Hubster, and my two youngest … [Read more...]

Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine: The Lighter Side of the Colorism Coin

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The life of a light skinned Black female can be an amazingly confusing place. The fact of the matter is that I didn't necessarily understand my … [Read more...]

QOTW: Black Woman Wonders About Interracial Dating After 40

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The Letter... Hi Christelyn, I came across the BB&W website chance through a FB friends repost of a picture from the Interracial Dating … [Read more...]

Blended African European Wedding Down Under

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Enjoy these wedding photos of glam bride Christine and handsome groom Daryl.  They celebrated and African-European blended ceremony in their home … [Read more...]

Eve Lands New Interracial Comedy Sitcom on ABC

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Well, well, well. Looks like Eve is having an awesome start to her 2014. With a billionaire at her side, and a refined and mature image these days, … [Read more...]