Video: A Sneak Peak of Club M at The Grand Del Mar!

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This is by far our most amazing event to date. Ritzy location, upscale clientele, a chance to meet that someone special. What more could you ask for? … [Read more...]

Custom-Made SWIRLING Earrings!


Got to love Twitter. It's mostly inane, but sometimes you can hook up with some great folks, like jewelry artist, Carlea Jones of Lycelle Marie … [Read more...]

“Swirling” Made it in theGrio’s Top Summer Reading Picks!

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Here's what theGrio has to say about "Swirling" It seems there are guides for everything these days. Thinking of mixing it up this summer, but don’t … [Read more...]

When Family Openly Scoffs Your Interracial Relationship

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It's my last day in San Francisco, and I have yet to got back to my family's home. The schedules haven't meshed, but I wonder if some part of me … [Read more...]

Black Women Need to Start “Swirling Into Reality” Says Kola Boof

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“Swirl Into Reality” By Kola Boof “Swirling”—a social term that refers to the recent interracial dating boom in America is now a crucially important … [Read more...]

Calling All BB&W Los Angeles Folks: Come See Me & Janice Talk SWIRLING at the Leimert Park Book Festival!!

Leimert Park Book Fair Authors Reception

This is my first time attending the Leimert Park Book Festival, but this is a big deal. I'm pinching myself that Janice and I will be part of the … [Read more...]

AWESOME SAUCE! “Awkward Black Girl” Star, Sujata Day Joins Us for the SWIRLING San Diego Bash!!

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You probably know her as "J's" best-buddy, "CeCe," who's always giving J "awkward" interracial dating advice. The beautiful and HI-LAR-IOUS Sujata Day … [Read more...]

A Response to “Do You Want to Date a White Guy…?” Article


What follows is a response to an article titled, "Do You Want to Date a White Guy or a Guy Who Just Happens to be White?"   A while back a … [Read more...]

Young Black Girls and the Future of Swirling

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By Bobbie Genus While visiting my family the last time I was in my hometown of Houston for the holidays I entered my twelve-year-old niece’s … [Read more...]

IRR Book Excerpt: “Dirty Secrets”

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Interracial romances are the hot thing to download of Kindle these days.  I have a hunch it's because some folks like to read about other folks … [Read more...]

“Swirling” Isn’t Just for the Ladies: Guys are Loving It Too!

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When Janice and I started writing SWIRLING, we basically had black women in mind, and the relationship dynamics interracial and intercultural … [Read more...]

‘Swirling’ Featured on…ESSENCE!!


Miracle of miracles, Jesus loves me and all that jazz. News of Swirling came out today, Loving Day, on...wait for it...wait for … [Read more...]

(Pre) Loving Day Celebration: “Swirling” Book Giveaway!

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For many of us on this blog, the Loving Day, the anniversary of the 1967 ruling that legally sanctioned Richard and Mildred Loving's marriage like a … [Read more...]

Question of the Week: “I’m Over 40–Am I Too Old to Swirl?”

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Reserve While You Still Can: Grand Del Mar SWIRLING Event Booking Up Fast!

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I'm super excited to formally announce that we're having our big SWIRLING shin-dig at The Grand Del Mar's Club M in San Diego. Sponsored by The Grand … [Read more...]

Take a Listen: My Inteview with Yolanda Shoshana of Women’s Radio


Haven't heard it yet? She and I talk SWIRLING, of course, and why black women often feel like they need permission to date out. Listen … [Read more...]