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BB&W Special Guest Dishes on Her Experience at a Black Woman/Asian Man Dating Event

Race-Based Dating? I’m a black woman who has always been attracted to guys of different races, but growing up in a segregated city in the Midwest, there weren’t many Asian people around, so I never even thought of liking Asian guys until I was about fifteen. Perhaps it started with all those Hong … Read More...

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New in the New Year. Tell us what you want.

We are opening the floor to you our readers.  What do you want to see on Beyond Black and White in 2014? Brainstorm away.

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What is Wrong with the Black Man? (Written by a Black Man)

Someone posted a quote from this citation on my You Tube channel and could hardly believe it was written by a Nigerian man. I’m reposting it, knowing some folks are going to accuse me of hating black men. That’s not the reason I’m going to do it. Some of what he said reflected a vast […]

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Video Rewind…You Tube, the Early Days

I was taking a look at some of my older videos done back when the blog was new, and I realized that all the newbies haven’t had the chance to fully experience the awesomeness of my humor. You’re welcome.        

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Monday Punday #18

Monday-Punday # 18 SirLoin knows that a good pun-ish-meant that Monday-Punday is herfe: Question to a chef: What is a good reason for pounding meat? Answer : Loneliness! According to Cosmopolitan, if you meet a stranger at a party and you think that he is attractive, is it okay to come out and ask him […]

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QOTW: “Forced to Always Be Tough, How Do I Show My Rainbeau My Vulnerable Side?”

Ah, the curse of the Strong Black Woman. I got a note from someone who reached out to me because in her first interracial dating experience, she is blown away by the drive this rainbeau seems to have to want to take care of her. It’s not a position many of us black women are […]

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LMAO, I’m All For Cutting Out the Sugar “Butt”…

This came up on my Facebook timeline and I laughed so hard I tooted. Apparently there was a lot of this happening by reviews of Sugar-Free Haribo Gummy Candies. Apparently the sugar substitute the company uses cause loose stools. Like, Hersey’s Chocolate Sauce loose. Here’s one gem from “C. Torok” that had tears coming from […]

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Black Girls Traveling: Break Some Ice In Iceland

  Break Some Ice in Iceland As I am always encouraging black women to explore the world outside the United States, I finally get to discuss Iceland, first in a series about Scandinavia. Before you envision a permanent frozen tundra, be aware that the temperature in Iceland is closer to that of the US Atlantic […]

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Black Feminist have Bey’s back but do they have yours?

Nero fiddles while Rome burns. In their their ongoing battle with White Feminist for recognition and influence Black Feminist have Bey’s back but do they have yours? Whatever you think of her new album, is it really more important than this story? “The Cancer Divide Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival” http://tinyurl.com/m29hrw7 Black women […]

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New Study Suggests Black Women Have a Harder Road to Weight Loss Than White Women

A recent study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, published in the International Journal of Obesity, might show proof that black women DO have a harder time losing weight than white women. The skinny: African-American women may need to eat fewer calories or burn more than their Caucasian counterparts to lose a comparable amount of weight, […]

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Chef Bob: Honey Chipotle Sticky Baked Wings

Honey Chipotle Sticky Baked Wings Great, easy to prepare recipe for finger food at any sports party or get together. Prep: 25 Min. Number of Servings: 6 Ingredients 3 lbs Chicken Wings (approx. 36 wings) 1 tsp Salt (or enough to coat chicken) 1 tsp Black Pepper (or enough to coat chicken) 1/2 cup Honey […]

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Message to the Lurkers: Not All of Us Are Preaching to the Choir

I know there are Hella people that come through here to read, and I understand like anywhere else, its hard to step out of your safe corner and make friends with people who seem like they don’t need new friends, so instead you quietly read. I know what it’s like to be an outsider, to […]