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Founder of “For Brown Girls,” and Advocate for US, Karyn…

Today I’ve been whining about breaking the screen on my laptop computer and complaining about a radio show that went horribly, terribly wrong, and I missed some major news that should have been discussed and that I was remiss in reporting. Karyn Washington, founder of www.forbrowngirls.com and the “Dark Skin, Red Lips” project has died at […]

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Buzzfeed Does Creative Video On Who’s Most Interested in…

So what does this video reveal? Racial biases and stereotypes still persist. But who gives a shit? It all a numbers game, so play to win.

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Okay, So Our Newest BB&W Can Sing His Ass Off and While Making You…

If you haven’t yet met the funny, cute and thoughtful “Zac Onbothsides,” perhaps it’s a good thing, because he’s ready to show his musical and comedic chops with this hilarious mockery of R Kelly’s “Let’s Go Half on a Baby.” His version is called, “Half on the President,” well, because the president is biracial and […]

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African vs. African American: Can We Still Legitimately Claim Racism…

When I learned of the young black man who got accepted to ALL ivy league schools, I cheered. I posted it on my Facebook page and said, “More black excellence, please! This is what we need to be training our children to be doing–never mind sports and rapping.” Kwasi Enin, the son of immigrant nurses […]

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The Great Debate: Should WM and BW Get Together Because Their Same…

Anyone that hangs around IR blogs for a significant length of time,  has already noticed that *some* black women express the following: “Black men didn’t like my dark skin and natural hair ” or  “I couldn’t find a black man that met my standards so I decided to date white men.” The former suggests the […]

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BB&W Blogger, “Zac”: Al Sharpton Snitched for the…

By BB&W Blogger, “Zac Onbothsides.” Hit him up on Facebook here. Please sweet black baby Jesus let this be true.   It is being reported that the Reverend Al Sharpton, was instrumental in taking down the infamous Genovese crime family by working with the F.B.I. as an informant.  Sure. Why not.   I’m picturing that […]

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StarTalk: What’s Your Astrological Power Color?…

Since I am celebrating my birthday today and being a spring baby, I’ve decided to celebrate all things spring, except of course, all of nature’s sperm in the air that is causing me all manner of nasal and laryngeal irritations. Spring speaks of all things new, passion, love, longer days and shorter nights. It is […]

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WTF?! Human “Barbie” Claims Women are Less Beautiful…

Have you had a gander at Russian woman who bends reality to look like a plastic doll with bullet boobs? Yes; Valeria Lukyanova wants you to know that there’s less beautiful women in the world because we’re all mixing ourselves up and stuff, and therefore increasing the demand for plastic surgery. Here’s what she said […]

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Urban Decay Wants You To Wear Color This Spring. A LOT of It.…

You guys know I love just about everything Urban Decay, but I think their new “Electric” palette may be a contender with their best-selling NAKED palettes–just on the other end of the spectrum. These colors are BOLD and look MAGICAL on dark colored skin. Think Lupita, ya’ll.   Contrary to what you might believe, bold […]

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Like Cheerios, Honeymaid Sticks It To the Haters…

You gotta love it when good wins out over evil. What’s sad is that many of the people who rail the hardest against interracial, intercultural, interfaith and same-sex unions have no idea how hateful they appear. But we at BB&W firmly believe that love is LOVE, and we support Honeymaid and Cheerios for sticking a […]

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“Would a Rainbeau Accept My Special Needs Child?”…

Dylan A recent post on my Facebook community page sparked the question: “Would a rainbeau accept my special needs child??  Any single woman who loves her special needs (or typical) child will always mentally ask this question of any potential suitor.  My best friend has an autistic son as do I.  As a matter of fact, that is […]

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QOTW: Interracial Relationships and the “N-Word”…

Got this note about a month ago. Yes; that’s how far backed up I am. Good Evening Christelyn! Two things I love to do is laugh and listen to music. Because I love to laugh, I love going to comedy shows. And although I love music, occasionally I enjoy hip hop music. What I find […]

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Matthew Hussey’s “Unconventional” 9 Steps on How to…

Matthew Hussey, relationship coach and best-selling author of the “Get the Guy” recently did a video he says is a can help you get the guy you want in nine steps. Some of the advice is a bit…unconventional, like skipping a shower and showing up in your pajamas if that’s what you feel most comfortable […]

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A Heartfelt Letter from a White Guy, Wondering How He Can Approach…

I don’t know if you guys realize how much of an impact this site has, and how many notes I get like this on a weekly basis. Men you thought would never take you seriously, would never love or marry you, would never take you out in public, and all the other LIES being told […]

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Take a Look at This EBONY News Release and Tell Me What’s Wrong.…

I got the following news release from the public relations reps over at EBONY magazine. In the May issue of EBONY magazine, the publication partnered with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to release the State of the Black Family Survey.  In the study, a national sample of 1,005 African-American respondents identified job loss and financial […]

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Essay by the Newest BB&W Blogger: ” The truth was I loved…

Zac is a Facebook friend of mine, quite smart, quite cute, and has a lot of deep thoughts. He hails from Chicago. Hit him up on Facebook here. Zac: “I Never Had a Type” I never had a type.  Sure, I remember those conversations;  I just didn’t have anything to contribute.  Like anyone, I could […]

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WHEW! Halle Berry Calls Her Hubby “Delicious.” Guess…

Hey you Halle Berry fans, your worries might be over. Looks like Halle Berry is loving on her husband, Oliver Martinez, and calls him “delicious.” Here, see for yourself… video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player While I’m still holding my breath on whether or not this union will last, I’m glad that things seems to be […]

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How Bleaching Products Promoted Colorism in the 1950’s…

I saw this on “SwirlQueen’s” Facebook feed, published in the 1952 issue of Jet magazine. You know, that magazine that’s supposed to celebrate black people??   What you’re looking at, ladies and gentlemen, is a damn-near-white black woman embracing her black kang. What was the message? “Listen dark butts! Use this cream and then maybe […]

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Jennette McCurdy Messed with the Wrong Dude; Hit Show Gets Cancelled…

There’s a lesson in here somewhere, I’m sure of it. Jennette McCurdy, co-star of the hit Nick show, Sam and Cat, got a rude awakening after she messed with the wrong baller by publicly criticizing his (lack of) sexual prowess. After McCurdy publicly shamed Drummond’s kissing skills and lack of romantic game, a racy photo […]

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The Picture That Changed My Life…

  I posted the photograph below on my Facebook page last week. It brought back fond memories for Brenda Thompson so she shared a nostalgic story with me. And now I am sharing it with you. Enjoy! __________ The Picture That Changed My Life By Brenda Thompson Ronnie Bennett, Phil Spector, Estelle Bennett George Harrison, […]