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New Interracial Relationship Fiction: “Smoke and Mirrors”

“SEX, BETRAYAL, SURVIVAL & REDEMPTION…..Smoke and Mirrors” is the latest release by literary Interracial and Multicultural Bestselling Author, Tiana Laveen.

Anne Gus, media, feminist, Asian women, satire, joke, Thought Catalogue, fake concern, Norman Reedus, Walking Dead, dating, mating, relationships, black women,

White Feminist Pretending To Be “Concerned” for Asian Women Marrying White Men…Yeah Right!

UPDATE!!!!!!! It is all a hoax ladies and gentleman the source article is a Hoax. "Anne Gus" is really a guy who was outed after posting an earlier article on the same site.  Here is a link to said outing. "Thought Catalog publishes satirical … Read More

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My Take on the Jamilah Lemieux Liberal vs. Conservative Kerfuffle

When I first heard about the recent news that Jamilah Lemieux, editor of Ebony.com, got called out for her dismissive attitude toward conservatives and her half-apology to Raffi Williams for mistaking him for a white person, I honestly thought, … Read More

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Did You Know? Black Women Are Bashed On You Tube for Page Views.

I dapple a little on You Tube as you know, and the more time I spend there, the more I realize that there's some sort of culture being formed by the people who search, watch and share videos there. There's a pack of people who follow beauty and … Read More

dating, romance, intimacy, sociopaths, sex, vetting,

Five Reasons Sociopaths Are So Good In Bed

He takes you to a five-star hotel and whispers to the concierge before you go into the room. You have drinks and he won't take his eyes--almost predatory--off of you.  The hotel employee gives him the signal and you enter the room and there's … Read More

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Off the Runway Beauty Trends: Rose Gold and Copper Ore

You've already read my ode to rose gold, so I won't bore you with more accolades. But, being the lover of copper and rose gold, I could not resist bringing you this wiry twist on the trend...read my lips...my copper colored lips.... The word on the … Read More

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Is It Kosher? Yes; It Is. New Book Teaches You How to Eat Healthy the Jewish Way (Recipe Included)

Chicken and Okra Serves 8 Ingredients 1 whole organic chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons cinnamon, separated 1 tablespoon oil 4 … Read More

teens, readers, dating, lessons, vetting, interracial dating, mixed relationships, advice, discussion, community, young black women, options, future, marriage, positivity,

A Letter from a Teenager Who Found BB&W

When I get notes like this, I swear, everything makes sense. So glad more girls and women are coming out of the shadows and telling their truth. And as you read, check out the paragraph I put in bold. Yes, ladies, WE make a difference. Not just me. … Read More

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I Love Yoga, But I’ll Keep My Clothes On, Thankyouverymuch!

You guys know I'm a huge advocate of yoga. Yoga has literally transformed my body and my health and I've been a faithful follower of yoga for nearly a decade. The health benefits are proven...lowers blood pressure, detoxifies, reduces stress. But I … Read More

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The Proof is In the Photos (and Research). Paleo Works.

Two initially conflicting reports about high protein diets have recently appeared in the news. One study suggests that middle aged adults with a high protein diet consisting of animal protein, meat and cheese can shorten your life span. High protein … Read More

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SS 2014 Preview: An Ode to Rose Gold

Oh Metallics, how we love thee. In fact, we anticipate your return every spring and summer. Gilded lids and lips, silver streaked toes, are de rigueur. But this year, you have surprised us all. You have made us gasp, swoon, gaze in awe as you unveil … Read More

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Stand Up Sister Protects a Stranger and Her Child

When I think of strong black woman, I like to think of Tameka Bates.  She took swift action to protect a stranger who was being harassed by a black man named Steven Mason.  Who knows what the man's issue was, or what would have ensued had touched … Read More

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Episode Two of “Swirlr” is Here!

Sorry for the delay, folks. The editors are, well...very persnickety. In this episode, we follow the men and women we picked as good potential matches for Kurt and Quintana. Feast your eyes on the hotties, ladies. Whew! Kurt also got an eyeful of … Read More

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Lesson: Black Chicks Need to Know When Non-Black Men are Hitting on Them!

I continue to be amazed about how many young girls really are clueless about dating. This isn't anything to be ashamed about--this is easily fixed. Just sort of perplexing that in a world where there so many modes of artificial communication, we're … Read More