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Kid Rock (Crudely) Highlights How Preferences Can Change Over Time…

Kid Rock is seriously spreading some haterade towards Beyonce, with his recent criticism of her success and openly wonders how she can be so big without a “Sweet Home Alabama,” or “Purple Rain.” One could discount this to mere professional jealousy, considering that Beyonce and Jay Z are about the most successful artists on the […]

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Matthew Hussey: Five Signs You’re Dating a Toxic Person…

Sometimes, we know the person whom we’re dating is wrong for us. That little voice inside tells us something is wrong, and we often second guess it, or outright ignore it. I love the points my friend, Matthew Hussey, has put together. Take a look…   Here’s also my rule: If the man or woman […]

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Home Made Detangler and Shine Enhancer…Apple Cider Vinegar!!…

For the first time in my life, I am completely, head over heals, sprung on my hair. And falling in love with my hair has been a journey in acceptance, wonder, and chemistry. I’ve learned what ingredients my hair likes, and how certain things work towards giving me a certain effect. One thing I have […]

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Mark Jacobs Knows Pink…with “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang!”…

  I have a love/hate relationship with pinks and reds. If the undertones are too blue or purple, I look ridiculous. If the pink is too pale, I’ll look like a chalky mess. So when I find a color I love, I’m gonna tell you about it! I got a sample of Marc Jacobs’ version […]

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Zara: Eight Reasons Why We Love Black Women…

  In the face of so much global hate and devaluing of black women, I’m throwing out a few truths that many would just love to deny, and many others – who do appreciate us, often (adoringly) echo. 1. Our Skin Yes. This same skin that has been used to justify attacks on our very humanity. We […]

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Four Ways to Be Your Best You…

January might be over and you might have already defaulted on all of your resolutions but that doesn’t mean that you should stop trying to better yourself. Personal development is an ongoing journey. What matters isn’t when you start but that you keep going. So! Instead of calling it quits until next holiday season, let’s […]

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Dear Black Men, Did I Hurt Your Feelings? You Don’t KNOW Hurt…

Warning: This is a LENGTHY read, so you may want to go get a snack or something to eat while you read this.  I was in the middle of writing follow-up post number two in response to the record-breaking article written by Chris. That post has been pushed back to address a certain group of […]

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Black Women In History: A Bill, An African American Educator in…

  By Stan Solomillo Carlotta Stewart in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, c. 1900.  (Original at Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Washington, D.C.)  Courtesy blackpast.org  Black Women In History: A Bill, An African American Educator in Hawai‘i, and Surfing    On February 17, 2015, Senate Bill 194 was passed out of committee and scheduled for the floor of […]

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Black Doctor Wants You To Know: “There are Good Black Men Out…

I got this letter from a man this morning, and while I realize that this man is attempting to guilt and shame me into doing this, but I’m going to allow it. Why? Because men like this, who live in a bubble, who think their ideals, drive and values mirror the entire community, need a […]

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Want To Know What Black Men REALLY Think Of Black Womanhood? Ask…

So many people were following the recent post about Amber Rose and the Kardashians that we were gifted some great (and not so great) feedback. Many members were puzzled about why we would even mention Amber Rose’s throw-down with Kardashian-Jenner-West family. Kim Kardashian isn’t black and many consider Amber Rose to be white, right?   […]

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Carrie Updates Us On Her Date with Wes Murphy…You Do NOT Want to…

“Win A Date With Wes Murphy” By Carrie Thompson As I watched my laundry churn my mind drifts to a place of nervousness, ‘how well would I mesh with the illusive Mister Murphy? After all I don’t generally date nor give out my number out of fear of repeating a dating disaster of yesteryear. So […]

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Kanye’s Comments About Amber Rose Highlights How White Women Are…

I know I shouldn’t have done it. But…I did anyway. I peeped an article recap of Kanye West’s interview on “The Breakfast Club” where he got candid about his previous relationship with Amber Rose, who many identify as black (she is a mix of Italian and Cape Verdean, an area populated by decedents of African slaves). […]

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BB&W Fan, Nikki Bright Gives Real Talk About Black Women Working…

Ever wonder what it’s really like living and working overseas in an Asian country? Take a read at BB&W fan, Nikki Bright’s account in our interview… What gave you the inspiration to work in China? China was not my first choice. My son and I had traveled to Beijing for his 18th birthday. I remember […]

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QOTW: Interracial Dating in an Asian Country…

Got this note a while back… “hi- i luv your work on implementing interracial relationships i am an international student, an african living in malaysia studying law,i am not on the slim size but i have an hourglass figure not obessed OR FAT but medium or size 12- i am pure african not mixed but light […]

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Kelly and Vallina – Put No Limits On Love…

Vallina, 45, jokingly calls herself a cougar. She met her husband, Kelly, 41, on interracialdatingcentral.com. They probably wouldn’t have met if Kelly hadn’t noticed a photo of a very pretty woman on a motorcycle and decided to reach out. “I told her it was the motorcycle shot that drew me to her so I wouldn’t […]

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Vegas Update and other Travel Offerings…

Hi everyone!  I hope you all enjoyed Valentine’s Day with family and friends! I wanted to share with you some important information: Vegas update:   We now have 8 rooms confirmed with 12 people attending the wedding of our beloved Jeff and Toni!  There are still plenty of rooms available for you to join in the […]

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Black Women’s History (Kissing the Asian Guy): Chinese and African…

By Stan Solomillo   In 2007, a popular blog, “Sardonic Sistah Says,” noted that the resolution of the romantic interest between the late Aaliyah and Jet Li in the film Romeo Must Die (2000) ended up on the cutting room floor because in test screenings with “urban” audiences, the viewers did not approve of the […]

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Black Woman Writes Apology Missive for Preferring White Men; Seeks…

Someone passed along an article to me that was published on XO Jane, true-confession style, written by a black woman, admitting that her declaration that she prefers white men makes her feel “disgusting…a race traitor.” She blames the effects of the media and white supremacy for her affinity for white men, but says this: “In […]

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Zara: Asian Men, Black Women…So Undesirable, We Don’t Even…

I was 16 years old, and it was my first semester at my boarding school in western MA, USA. I was cold. I was always cold. I’m from the tropics so even though it was only fall, it already felt like winter to me. I sat in the corner of the US history class that […]

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Three Exercises and a Diet Suggestion to Get Your Derrière Bikini…

  Yes, this is my derrière. I’m no Kim Kardashian, but I make do with what the gods have granted! I’ve been undergoing my own “butt lift challenge” since January, and I’ve made enough progress to feel comfortable sharing it with all of you. I’m doing three separate sets of exercises to target the full gluteal […]