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QOTW: College Guy Asks, “How Do I Date a Black Girl?”…

Hello Mrs. Karazin, I have recently realized that I am deeply attracted to black women on every level, so much so that they are my preference for all future romantic endeavors including marriage. I suppose I have always been, but I just never realized it before now. I am a 20 year old, white, male […]

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Man Candy Monday: Arabesque, Allongé! The Beauty of Ballet…

Dance is one of the most sensuous and expressive things one can do with their bodies. Dance allows the viewer to witness a body in its full range of motion. Ballet provides the opportunity to study the lines and muscles of a man in what can easily be called a work of art. You’ll understand […]

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The Importance of Little Mystery: Would You Click On Me?…

There’s a saying that familiarity breeds contempt. While that’s an arguable point, a little mystery when it comes to attracting potential suitors with your online dating profile could keep your inbox overflowing. I’ll be talking more about this in the future, because I’ve gotten numerous requests from both women and men to evaluate their online […]

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Ask a White Guy: The Online Dating Quandary…

We are inaugurating a new occasional feature here at Beyond Black and White called “Ask a White Guy.” This is your chance to ask the one, the only, incomparable  SavageTango your dating and relating questions. So don’t sit there wondering.     Don’t rack your brains out.       All you need do is […]

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Video: Sh$t Black People Say to Black Women to Keep Them Stuck in the…

With a business to run, a house to keep clean, kids with homework and a garden to tend, you might not think I have a lot of time to act a fool. You would be wrong. I have lots and lots of time for that. Since we’ve been having intermittent “issues” with the site going […]

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Gluten-Free Italian: Three Veggies Eaten at Once, Deliciously……

Raise your hand if it’s a struggle to eat your daily recommended among of vegetables. You can see my hand, but I’m raising it. While I grow my own vegetables, eating the same stuff over and over get boring. With an excess of zucchini, kale, eggplant and basil, I worked on a recipe that could […]

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Throw Like a Girl; Take Your Team to the Little League World Series…

By Pella Apparently throwing like a girl is the new black.  Mo’Ne Davis a 13 yr old girl from Phillidelphia is taking her team, the Taney Dragons, all the way to the Little League World Series. Why is this such a big deal? Well in the last 7 decades only 16 girls have had the […]

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BB&W Writer Joins Tinder…Check Out the Results…

It’s not like I needed another app on my phone but the temptation was just too great to ignore. I was several shades of bored a few weeks ago and after having read the reviews and considering the concerns of those whom roam the interwebz looking for love, I decided, ‘what’s the worst that can […]

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SirLoin’s Babe Wednesday:Foot Loose…

They say a lady cannot have too many shoes.   Sigh.  What some of us gals have to do the get the look right.   From those strappy things………..   ………to animal prints……..to cute and flirty………. and why not at the beach? But sometimes you just want to kick your shoes off……..   ………..and just […]

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Two BB&W Fans Sitting in a Tree…Real Life Meeting on Two…

Just go this message from one of our regular fans: How are you? Ever since I found your blog a few months ago, I must say that I have loved reading it immensely even those topics/comments that didn’t sit too well with me but did make me think. I have learned a great deal and […]

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Open Thread: Share Your Favorite Robin Williams Moments…

It’s with a heavy heart I tell you Robin Williams, one of America’s favorite comedians has died at the age of 63. The irony of his death is not lost–he spent his life making us happy while he struggled with depression. My fondest memory of Williams is from childhood when he starred in the sitcom, […]

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Heard of “The Swirl World” Yet?…

On June 9 my partner in crime Adrienne London Leach and I decided to boldly go where few, if any interracial bloggers in the United States have gone before – we launched a podcast to accompany the blog over at TheSwirlWorld.com. We run the blog and corresponding Facebook page, and decided we wanted to try […]

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The Secret to Growing HUGE Produce in an Organic Garden…

Next month will be my first year completing my “Grow and Eat” self-challenge. I’ve learned so much, and what I use and how I care for my plants really shows. With gardening, you truly get what you give. The more you care for your plants and their needs, the more healthy and delicious foods you’ll […]

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Are Black Women Extra Clueless When White Men Approach Them?…

My friend, Misee Harris, former Bachelorette and future Diva of All Things Awesome, did a video on why some black women–especially those in the South–often have more challenges in interracial dating. You can hear the twang in Misse’s adorable voice, and comes about it honestly because she’s from Tennessee. It looks like Misee has taken […]

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Man Candy Monday: The Blacker the Berry…

There are those who know exactly what they like. Their tastes are carved in stone and nothing else will do. When it comes to men, I’m a fan of aesthetics and beautiful male representation. Dark black skin is like nothing else in this world. This week’s Man Candy Monday is dedicated to the Darkest Berry. […]

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Black Girl Travel Sponsors Georgia Teen’s First International…

Fleace Weaver, founder of BlackGirlTravel.com, recently sponsored a 17-year-old Georgia teenager’s trip to Rome, Italy for the first “Look Back, Give Back” competition. The goal is to facilitate travel and empower young girls to become world citizens. I got an opportunity to interview Na’Isah and Fleace while on her trip via Skype. Take a look. There’s a […]

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As Millennials Support Dating Out, the Black Community ups the…

As younger black women increasingly express their willingness to date out, AND men of other races become more vocal in their adoration of black women’s beauty, the hand wringing in the black community has become frenzied.

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Video: BB&W Fan Get Married, Serenades Groom; Bring Him to Tears…

Again…best job in the world I have. I help people know their worth. I let couples know they have support. And guess what I get in return? Stories like these!!! Hi Christelyn, I just want to say, thank you for continuing your Beyond Black & White Blog. I’ve been reading it for the past couple […]

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Blackistani Light Skinned Privilege: Aren’t You Glad…

As Blackistan continues to be in denial that colorism exists, I give you Exhibit A to the contrary. A flyer, “Light Skinned vs. Dark Skin,” with a note on the back that light skinned chicks get in free until 12 AM. Honestly stuff like this only elicits a chuckle and a shake of the head […]

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Swirling and Marriage: 2014 Couple of the Year…

Allen and Lynne Lo Introducing the Swirling and Marriage 2014 Couple of the Year.  We see lots of beautiful, swirling couples on this site. Sometimes, one of these lovely couples stands apart from among the others. I came across this couple first on Pinterest and Facebook via The Swirl World. Adrienne London Leach of TSW put […]