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Tell Um Why You Mad, Hun….

You know what I don't believe in.......? Being quiet when I'm pissed off or done wrong. There. I said it... I could give a flying pickle how anyone feels when I feel as if an abomination has occurred against my personhood. That 'Angry Black Woman' shit is and is not a cool moniker because I get that … Read More...

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Toni: “Don’t Judge” = “Help Me Save Face”

Any Twilight Zone fans out there? “Neither sympathy nor compassion can be handed out wholesale like cheap bubblegum.” This is a quote from the “One More Pallbearer” episode, one that has stuck with me for some time.   I am more than happy to offer sympathy and compassion to others. There was a comment on […]

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O’Naturale…My Alfre Woodard-Inspired Look, by Senna Cosmetics

I attended the IMATS make up show in Pasadena last weekend and got the chance to interview with Eugenia Weston founder of SENNA cosmetics. Eugenia is the official make up artist for iconic actress, Alfre Woodard. The actress likes to keep it neutral and natural, and boy does she look good doing it! SENNA Cosmetics […]


Monday Pun Day #21

Monday-Punday #20 Here’s a Pun Fact: Ferdinand Feghoot is a character invented by Reginald Bretnor, writing under the pen-name Grendel Briarton (an anagram). He stars in shaggy dog stories, usually in a science-fiction style, in which he saves the day in a horribly punny way. These ultra short stories often were complex and involved, which […]

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Eve Lands New Interracial Comedy Sitcom on ABC

Well, well, well. Looks like Eve is having an awesome start to her 2014. With a billionaire at her side, and a refined and mature image these days, there doesn’t seem to be anything this former Philly native can’t do. Congratulations are in order. Eve has just snagged a new sitcom on ABC, about an […]


Leona’s Love Quest: Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot?

  Happy New Year fellow questers! Yes, I’m still out here searching for the love of my life. I’m hoping the New Year might bring me some new developments. I did go on one perplexing online date in early November with a mixed race, 43 year-old high school principal. We decided to see The Best […]

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Dear “I’m Here To Find My Black Queen” Black Men

Dear “I’m Here To Find My Black Queen” Black Men, Hello, how are things? Is the new year off to a good start? I hope so. I see that more and more of you gents are taking up space in the cracks and crevices of this site. I confess, I am a bit confused. It […]

Be Able to Recognize

Women, PLEASE Recognize When You Are Being Played. Good Looking and Gainfully Employed Men NEVER Have a Problem Finding a Woman. EVER.

An interesting discussion is happening on the BB&W fan page because I posted this comment: Ladies, recognize when you are being played. We all know there’s a “good black man” shortage in the BC. So one of these “good black men” came to my blog today crying about how he, an educated, employed black man […]

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Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Do “Romeo & Juliet” on the Silver Screen for Valentine’s Day

Hopefully you’ll “Get Yo Man” in time for Valentine’s Day so you can watch Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad in Romeo & Juliet, because the hit play is being adapted for the movies. This from Content provider Screenvision and the new company BroadwayHD teamed up to record the recent Orlando Bloom-led production of Romeo and Juliet and […]

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Former Bachelorette, Misee Harris Dives Head First Into “Shark Tank”

Remember the short-lived stint of bachelorette, Misee Harris? If not, that’s okay, because she’s giving America another chance to recognize how awesome, brilliant and beautiful she is. Harris is getting very close to making an appearance on  ABC’s Shark Tank for her new invention, customized mouth guards for athletes. Yep. She’s beautiful AND a doctor. As […]

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Four Skin Care Products to Rid You of Your Dependency on Liquid Foundation

Everyone knows I’m a HUGE fan of makeup. I LURVES it. I collect eyeshadow palettes like baseball cards. But as much as I love it, I also respect it’s limitations. Heavy and frequent application of the very thing that can make you look beautiful can be the same instrument that leads you to feeling less-than-pretty […]

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Be Inspired: Gabrielle Turnquest Passes Bar At 17 And Breaks 600 Year Old Record in the U.K.

I just got wind of this news coming from across the pond, and it is the perfect example of what young Black women can achieve when given the opportunity to do so. Gabrielle has been making history since graduating with her degree at the age of 16. This Virginia native now hopes to further her […]