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Yes; Daniele Watts Should Apologize for Crying Wolf.…

When I heard the initial reports of Daniele Watts and her boyfriend, Brian had broadcast about alleged police targeting of an interracial couple, I like many others, stood behind them in support. I even spoke with Brian personally to get more in depth information. He failed to reveal additional details of the interaction that would […]

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5 Great Foods For Gorgeous Skin…

    Face it, the clock does not move counterclockwise and we want to do everything possible to maintain a youthful and fresh appearance. Although some people pawn younger-looking faces off to genetics, (which is true in some cases) there are certain things that are within our control when it comes to skin health. The old adage “you are what […]

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IRR Romance: Nichelle Gregory’s “Soul Sweet”…

     I’ve been asked why I write multicultural romance more than once and for a longest time I struggled when giving my answer. I was concerned as a black author, that my interracial stories somehow showed a lack of support of the black family, of the black man. I celebrate and cherish both, but […]

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Shonda Rhimes Hands NY Times WW Writer Her Hindquarters on Social…

You’d think one of the writers of the illustrious New York Times would cross-check her information before she threw major shade on Shonda Rhimes, one of the most powerful African American women in Hollywood. Apparently Alessandra Stanley is not a fan of Rhimes’ new brain child, How to Get Away with Murder, and specifically it’s star character, […]

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Want Strong Hair and Great Skin? Antioxidant-Rich Citrus Smoothie…

I’ve been using Neocell’s Beauty Infusion powdered collagen and loving the results. To see previous posts on Neocell, click here. The company has recently unveiled a new tangerine-flavored powder, just in time for citrus season. Now’s the time to indulge in anti-oxidant-rich oranges and combine it with other ingredients your body will thank you for. […]

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Three Cultures One Couple – Anou and Siobhan…

Siobhan and Anou Photo Credits: Rachel May Photography   Siobhan is a beautiful woman of Ghanaian and Irish heritage who met and fell in love with Laotian Anou while they were in Japan. The beautiful young couple celebrated in a Buddhist, Laotian ceremony as well as an Irish and Ghanaian wedding in Alexandria, Virginia. The […]

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Friday, Friday, FRIDAY! Join Us For the Google+ Hangouts Discussion:…

What are you doing tomorrow night? Do you have a date? No? Well now you do. Join me, You Tubers Shelly and Michael and Sherley and Clove of the legendary ChoNilla show. Shelly and Michael are newlyweds, and the ChoNillas’ have been there, done that, with three kids in tow. Also, I’m going to introduce […]

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TBT: Brown Girls Rocking Beads on Braids…

I’m sorry, White folks land wants to claim each and every awesome thing about Blackness and turn it into a consumable item attributed to THEIR brilliance. But when it comes to amazing hairstyles Black girls just cannot be denied. If you had eyeballs during the late 70’s- 80’s and was anywhere near an urban neighborhood […]

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Why are Some Folks Defending Child Abuse as ‘Black…

By Zac OnBothSides That thing you’re doing, where you defend child abuse along cultural lines, please stop it.  Adrian Petersons’ actions are not a referendum on how an entire culture disciplines their children. So you don’t have to defend it thusly.  And if you are connecting his actions to something traditional that supposedly the rest […]

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Kerry Washington Collaborates With The Limited For Scandal Clothing…

    As if we needed another reason to adore the drop-dead-gorgeous Kerry Washington, “Gladiators,” everywhere are beyond elated about the Scandal Collection being released by The Limited next week! Washington, costume designer Lyn Paolo, and head of The Limited’s design team, Elliot Staples, spearheaded the project. The 4th season of the Washington D.C. based drama premieres […]

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SirLoin’s Babe Wenesday: Ab-solutly.…

OK.  This week I am just going to keep quiet, sit over here in the corner and watch you guys drool.  Sort of like how you do at the gym when you see perfection like these ladies presented here walk by and then trip up your work-out routine. Then you look around to see if […]

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QOTW: “Should I Worry If the White Guy Macking On Me Has No…

Got this note from a friend and fan of BB&W…  “What do you think of it when white guys pursue Black women but don’t have ANY BLACK OR BROWN FRIENDS? OR ASSOCIATE WITH PEOPLE OF COLOR? (FB pictures, IG accounts, in public, etc). Is that a fetish alert? What does that mean?” What does it […]

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OMG…Have You Heard of Jane Iredale Cosmetics?!…

If you look around this joint for two seconds, you’ll know how much I love purple. Like…LOVE purple. I love to look at it, but it doesn’t always look great on me. Remember when Afrobella came out with the MAC color, “All of My Purple Life?” Well, I was one of the folks who contributed […]

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Video Discussion: How to Tell if He/She is Into You…

Last Friday I had my buddy, Niki McElry, author of The Black Girls’s Guide to Dating White Men and relationships coach with a podcast called, “Date Top Ten Men,” James Swanwick to give my You Tube subscribers and members of our private Google+ group tips on how to recognize when a guy or girl is […]

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Opinion: On Defending Danielle Watts…

Let me just start by saying I’ll make no attempt to avoid projecting my own values and sensibilities into this piece.  I’ve been thinking a great deal lately about a particular debate happening in certain circles. A debate centered around the notion of what it means to be an ‘ally’.  But more pointedly, that so […]

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MAN CANDY MONDAY: 50 Shades of Bae’…

When I tell you that I’m all about sexy guys and making real life love connections I need you to know I’m so sincere! If I wasn’t I wouldn’t have complied this list of 50 Man Candy treats made of all types of shades and colors of delectable male humans. Looking at pictures through a monitor […]

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Update on Danielle Watts: BB&W Exclusive Interview with Boyfriend,…

Tonight I had the opportunity to speak with Danielle Watts’ boyfriend regarding the incident that transpired that resulted in Danielle being handcuffed and temporarily detained, presumably under suspicion of being a prostitute with her john. Her boyfriend Brian said the he and Danielle were making out in the car across from the Los Angeles home base […]

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New York Fashion Week Favorites!…

September in New York is an exciting time! New York Fashion Week gathers designers from around the globe to display their collections for the Spring/Summer of the coming year. Fashion lovers unite to celebrate the new trends and be in the city where fashion is a language unto itself. Check out a few of the Spring/Summer 2015 collections that I absolutely loved! Betsey Johnson’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection was […]

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First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on Broadway!…

First, it was Tiana in Disney’s Princess and the Frog. Now, it’s Keke Palmer in Cinderella. Yes ladies, I think there’s a message being sent. Any you know what? It’s a good one. This shouldn’t be a message that “the white man is a single and lonely woman’s savior,” but a message to young black […]

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Celebrity Interracial Couple, Daniele Watts and Partner Detained by…

This has got to be about the stupidest thing I’ve heard a West Coast police department do in a sea of people who mate and marry interracially more than virtually any other place in the country. Daniele Watts, who played “CoCo” in the hit movie, Django Unchained, was detained by Studio City police after they […]