QOTW: “Why Can’t I Just Be a Baby Mama?”

One reader asked us to discuss the potential option of black women opting to co-parent over having a partner full time. Here's my take. … [Read more...]

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Hey Folks, Meet ‘Friends of Jay’

Anyone ever wonder what the frequent commenter, 'Friends of Jay,' who often tells the story of the black woman he once loved who got away? Apparently … [Read more...]


Monday Punday #25

Monday-Punday #25 SirLoin, up to his usual tricks, offers these groaners for your examination: A group of people are touring the White House in … [Read more...]


Blessed? Amazing?! Wonderful?!! How Is Your 2014 Looking So Far?

Thus far, my year has been all of the above and more! How many of you made New Year's Resolutions at the end of 2013? Well, now that one month has … [Read more...]

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Vintage Black Glamour Is Coming to a Coffee Table Near You

Beauty. Class. Style. Grace. Talent. Nichelle Gainer, writer and proprietor of the tumblr site Vintage Black Glamour, is set to publish … [Read more...]

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Apollo Nida, Husband of RHOA Star Phaedra Parks, Gets Indicted AGAIN

This is foolishness at its finest. I'm not a Real Housewives of Atlanta Fan. In fact, I've never watched the show other than the occasional snippet … [Read more...]


Monday-Punday #22

Monday-Punday #22   Well, it's THAT time again, and SirLoin can serve up another set of groaners. Look at it this way ... it keeps your vocal … [Read more...]

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One Man Found Guilty of Not Disclosing HIV Status, Another Man Was Just Charged

Consider this post a friendly public service announcement about the importance of safe sex. It's not just high schoolers who need this … [Read more...]


Monday Pun Day #21

Monday-Punday #20 Here's a Pun Fact: Ferdinand Feghoot is a character invented by Reginald Bretnor, writing under the pen-name Grendel … [Read more...]

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Death in the Family: ‘EarthJeff’ Loses His ‘Bee’

Announcement It is with great sadness that we inform you that EarthJeff, a member of the Beyond Black and White family has suffered the loss of his … [Read more...]



As a change of pace SirLoin along with Brenda55 offer a short story   The Ideal Once upon a time there was a certain amateur wizard, … [Read more...]

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Tamera Mowry Gets Called “White Man’s Whore.” Yes; That’s What’s Happening.

Tamara Mowry got candid on Oprah about being called a  "white man's bed wench," and Tia is a "true black woman," because she married a black … [Read more...]

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Kerry Washington Shows Baby Bump At Golden Globes

Aw...doesn't she look adorable? And dang, sista-girl does not waste any time! Marriage and baby...boom...BOOM! Congrats, chica! No Wedding, No … [Read more...]