The Holidays Are Upon Us. Do You Know How to be a Gracious Hostess or Guest?

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The holiday season is again upon us and during this season many of us will either be hosting a fabulous party or two or the guest of one. Whether you … [Read more...]

Black Women vs. Black Women: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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Recent appearances by actress Vivica A. Fox and columnist Crystal Wright on BET's Don’t Sleep, hosted by BET personality T.J. Holmes, spawned a swarm … [Read more...]

Black Femininity: Who Decides What?

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I am glad this came up in the post from the other day, because it's definitely something that needs to be discussed at length. I didn't want to do it … [Read more...]

“Just Ignore It” Isn’t a Solution for Abusive Behavior

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Women walk down certain streets in certain neighborhoods and get verbally assaulted daily. These women change their style dress thinking too much calf … [Read more...]

Brenda’s Rebuttal to Bloggers Who Take Jabs at Black Women Who Prefer Interracial Dating

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Brenda wanted to comment on this post, but decided she had a lot to say. --CK Lets face it.  Most of the women writing ridiculous articles like the … [Read more...]

Etiquette 101: The Art of Paying a Compliment

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  “I can live two months on a good compliment.”- Mark Twain IIn a 2008 study in the journal Neuron, giving someone a compliment activates … [Read more...]

Attention: I Am Not A Slave And Neither Are You….

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First and foremost, please spare me the conspiracy theories, the abstract philosophies, or anything that tries to put shackles around my arms and legs … [Read more...]

Travelista Teri Schools Us on the Correct Way to Pronounce Wine

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How many times have you been out on a dinner date, looked at the wine list, couldn't pronounce anything, so just order the vodka? No? Just … [Read more...]

BB&W Exclusive: Sexy at Sixty, Author Wendy Ida Talks About Her Escape from Blackistan and More!

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Without even knowing it, Wendy Ida is a BWE warrior. At 60-years old, she's living her best life--beautiful and in the best shape of her life, happily … [Read more...]

Beware the Terriorism of ‘Blackistan!’

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  Terrorist: a person who terrorizes  or frightens others. Terror: The use of such fear to intimidate people, esp. for political reasons I … [Read more...]

Etiquette 101: Graciousness in Competition

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“On the podium tonight, the three girls that earned their spot and they got their medals and they worked hard and did what they needed to do, … [Read more...]