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QOTW: Worried White Guy Frets About Stares…

Here’s the question: “I saw your video on Interracial Relationships. As a white guy I always been attracted to black woman. My girlfriend it’s the first time she ever dated outside her race. She has been telling me and my family about how she has finally meet her soul mate. To me I just need […]

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The Best Interracial Dating Resources for Black Women…

It’s a new year and with it, perhaps new incentive to finally pursue what you want! While many people still believe interracial relationships are some sort of rare novelty or just a niche group, statistics continue to show rates of interracial relationships and marriages ticking upward. Several of us open to love in any color […]

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Monday Punday # 19…

Monday-Punday # 19   These two strings walk up to a bar… The first string walks in and orders and the bartender throws him out and yells “I don’t serve strings in this bar… The other string ruffs himself up on the street and curls up and orders… The bartender shouts, Hey, didn’t you hear […]

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One Day Only! Catch “Black Coffee” in Select Cities…

I just heard about “Black Coffee,” a new movie opening in select cities on Friday, January 10th. Watch the trailer below. From the facebook page: Image Entertainment has provided Blackfilm.com with an exclusive look at the trailer to “BLACK COFFEE,” which stars Lamman Rucker, Erica Hubbard, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Gabrielle Dennis and Christian Keyes. Directed […]

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One Writer’s Response to Tracy Renee Jones.…

By Don Rice I’d like to thank Tracy Renee Jones for inspiring me to write this rant. When I first came to this blog, I loved it; it was a safe space to express then, and it still is now. But something seemed to change, and I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Tracy […]

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Kicking 2014 in the Proverbial A**: Obsessions…

Happy New Year Darlings!I’ve been on a mini hiatus from blogging because well, frankly, I needed a break from communicating.. Now I am back with a vengeance and to kick this new years off right I have put together a Glossi of my obsessions for the new year so far. Remember live life one day […]

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Oneika, our Favorite Traveller, Gets Engaged!…

The holidays are a really popular time for couples to get engaged. Something about the prospect of spending yet another Christmas eve or Hanukkah with extended family but sans your own personal family makes people want to pop the question–or maybe it’s just imbibing of too much eggnog. Whatever. The holidays have past and love […]

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Atlanta Parking Attendent Writes ‘Jungle Fever’ on…

Fox News Atlanta reported today that an interracial couple, a black woman and a white man, encountered overt bigotry by a parking attendant who wrote “jungle fever” on the ticket to redeem their keys. Now before folks say this might be a hoax like the lesbian waitress, turns out the valet, who is a black […]

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I Don’t Hate Myself, I Just Hate Ratchetry.…

As you might imagine, I get a lot of people accusing me of hating myself because of the nature of my work. Somehow, telling black women they are beautiful and worthy and have options beyond those who share the same level of melanin means I hate…myself. Calling out the absurdity and destructiveness of the near […]

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Irene and Aaron’s Blissful UK Union…

I happened upon this lovely couple on Pinterest.  Looking into them a little further, I found Irene and Aaron’s wedding pics.  They are so lovely and in such a place of phenomenal history that has been around for millennia.  Photographer Mamun Humayun of m24instudio captured the Nigerian British ceremony.  Just look how in love they look and how […]

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It’s a New Year. Time for ‘Operation Get-Yo-Man’!…

New Year, New Relationship? Sign Up for InterracialDating.com and Matthew Hussey’s “Get The Guy” Program in Time to Help You Get the Date of Your Dreams by V-Day. It’s New Year’s Day and Day One for operation “Get-Yo-Man!” Thanks to the folks over at InterracialDating.com and the gorgeous Brit, Matthew Hussey, you and I are […]

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Ani DiFranco Cancels Retreat that Was To Be Held On Former Slave…

I was never a huge Ani DiFranco fan, but I loved (and still do love) her song “32 Flavors.” DiFranco, a feminist (some would appendage the word “icon” in front of that “feminist”) was set to hold a songwriting retreat at Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Louisiana, a small town just outside of her hometown, […]

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While Gabrielle Union Cries in Her Soup, Eve Celebrates Her…

Well the internet has been abuzz on the announcement that on the heels of her engagement to Dwanye Wade, we learn that he spawned a child with some random woman while on “a break” from Gabby. But I guess all will be forgiven and she’ll move on to marry her KANG because it’s all about […]

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Feel Good Story from Leonard Nimoy to Young Biracial Girl. Who Knew?…

Thanks to Deepa Kunapuli over at Upworthy, the Internet was set abuzz by of a feel good story.  Evidently, a marginalized biracial girl wrote in to Mr. Spock for advice.  Yes, this would be the same First Mate to Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise we know from Star Trek.  Mr. Spock was featured in a column in […]

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What Are Your Goals For 2014?…

The new year is almost upon us. It’s a time to reflect on what happened in 2013 and figure out what changes we want to make in 2014. For my part, I’m looking for a better job. I LOVE the company I work for and my desire is to remain with this employer, just in […]

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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…

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 […]