I Told Tyler Perry I Want to See More HEALTHY Swirl Relationships on the Tom Joyner Show This Morning

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I had the opportunity of a lifetime today to speak my piece to Tyler Perry and get the peanut gallery to admit that colorism plays a MAJOR role in the … [Read more...]

Check Out My “Swirlr” Interview on CNN/HLN…Now the World Knows…Mwhhahaha!

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I was sick as a dog doing this show, but I managed to keep it together long enough to not look like I was ready to throw up on my shoes. I love the … [Read more...]

Who Raped Chris Brown? Sexual Assault Has No Gender

The internet is buzzing about the latest oral slip up coming from Public Enemy Number #1 also known as Chris Brown. Now I'm so sure this isn't a … [Read more...]

Today’s the Day! Matthew Hussey’s “Ready for Love” and New Book, “Get The Guy”!!

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My friend is a star!!! I can't say I'm surprised. Did you see this hunk of gorgeousness on the Today show? No? Well, good for you I have it right … [Read more...]

Interview with Writer and Former Madame Noire Editor, Demetria Irwin


On location at the film screening and panel discussion of "The Souls of Black Girls", BB&W had the opportunity to speak with Panel member, the … [Read more...]

Oprah’s Interview With Rihanna: The Negative Impact of a Dysfunctional Father


Sunday night when I turned on the television to watch Oprah’s interview with Rihanna, one thing was clear. A weight had been lifted off Rihanna’s … [Read more...]

Video: Black Women’s Barriers to Entry in Interracial Dating

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For those of you who are curious about what the heck we talk about during our events...check it out. Think we're just exaggerating, and this is … [Read more...]

Abiola Abrams Interviews Wanda Sykes

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Wanda Sykes is now a matchmaker for your nose. That's right! The ultimate comedian is the Gain Scent Matchmaker. She's talking love, dating, marriage … [Read more...]

Actor, Courtney Vance Talks About Loss of Whitney Houston

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I got the pleasure of meeting Courtney Vance at the movie screening of the Disney movie, "Let if Shine," in which he plays the preacher and father of … [Read more...]

“Do You Believe in Jesus?” And other anecdotes from the life of a non-Christian


ACT 1: Scene 1: "What church do you attend?" he asked. "I am sorry?" "What church in town do you attend?" "Oh, none. I am not a … [Read more...]