Why Media Representations of Black Women Still Matter (And Always Will)

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Millions of dollars are spent on advertising to create commercials that will get people to buy a product or to create brand recognition. Thousands of … [Read more...]

Newsflash: Good Black Men Definitely Exist! Doesn’t Mean I Want One.

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For those who don't know, the "good black man," the ideal man that a black woman is supposed to want to marry actually exists. I know, I have one for … [Read more...]

BB&W Exclusive: Cher Smith’s Weight Loss Transformation

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When Cher shared her "before" pictures, I could hardly recognize her. Of course there was a wisp of the Cher I'd come to know over the last 2.5 years, … [Read more...]

Oneika: “How Travel Opened Me Up to the Rainbeau”

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I was talking to a black friend the other day about relationships. She's single and hoping to find a partner at some point this year. She is willing … [Read more...]