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DBRs Abound – A True Murder In The First…

This beautiful woman, Anita Washington, 49 and a veteran was buried today.  Anita was a member of the New Harvest Church of Christ in Montgomery, AL.  She did not know or realized too late that she deserved better a better life.   In 2008, my DBR distant cousin Irilmoskomazella Washington ambushed and shot Anita twice in […]

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Home Made Alternative to Expensive, Highly Processed Snack Bars…

People often think that because I don’t eat white sugar, wheat, rice or potatoes, that I have miraculously overcome my voracious sweet tooth. I haven’t. True; I can no longer consume super-sugary cakes and cookies (and surprisingly have lost the taste for them) I do enjoy sugar derived from natural sources–like from dried fruit, honey […]

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Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall…

    Tell what on your mind. (Remember to bookmark this.)

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I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the…

People like Russell Brand are the reason I stopped registering as a democrat. In a recent Fox News segment (yeah, yeah, I know Fox News is “blah blah blah” but they got this one right) the host highlights Russell Brand making fun of author of Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for […]

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Live Tweeting from Ferguson; But Is @Jack Dorsey a Potential Ally for…

By Dani What does Jack Dorsey’s recent presence in Ferguson, Missouri mean? Inquiring minds on the left and right went abuzz as Jack Dorsey, the prolific founder of Twitter and Square, was live tweeting from Ferguson, Missouri for nearly two weeks. Apparently he was raised in the City of St. Louis, not far at all […]

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AAWG, ‘Savage Tango’ “Getting him to do more than…

Reader: My question for today is: How do I get white guys to stop smiling and looking at me and step up and talk to me. What can I do besides smiling back to show that I’m open to the idea of talking to them? Michelle  Hey, I know you! How’s it goin today Ms. […]

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Yoga for Weight Loss: Hit All the Major Muscle Groups with Sun…

I’m a firm believer that yoga is the world’s most perfect exercise. It relaxes, detoxifies, and tones. Put some pep into it and it can eve be a cardio workout to assist with boosting your metabolism and contribute to weight loss. Sun salutations is a basic yoga vinyasa (flow) that if done for five to […]

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How Yours Truly Played Cupid with New Power Couple, Film Maker Chris…

I first met Chris Silber during the release of My Last Day Without You, a movie loosely based on Chris’ personal story. Soon after, Chris and I became quick friends, and I got the chance to meet Jolieta, the beautiful spirit who inspired the movie. By that time, Jolieta looked frail, but she was still […]

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Come On. You Know You Want to Know What I Used for this Awesome Hair.…

Okay, it’s very rare that I get this excited about a hair product I’m loving, but this one has just got to gush on this. It’s part of the always-amazing Shea Moisture line and it’s got a super-long name: Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow and Restore Leave-In Conditioner. Whew. That was a mouthful. Upon […]

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Is Anyone Watching Halle Berry in Extant?…

      By Dani     With the success of Kerry Washington in Scandal, we continue to see more black women leading network television series. This summer, CBS and Steven Spielberg brought us Extant, starring Halle Berry, which premiered July 9. The L.A. Times describes the series as a “futuristic drama [with] Berry as astronaut Molly […]

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Is It Okay to Discourage Your Daughters from Dating Black Men?…

Hey Christelyn I have a question for you. It’s something that I have been concerned with for a while and since you have daughters I thought I would bring this question to you. I am a BW and I have a daughter from a relationship with a BM. I honestly do not want my daughter […]

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SirLoins Babe Wenesday: Super She/ros…

This week we shift direction in a big way to give a gander at some really super babes. What follows is a small sample of some really kick ass ladies doing battle with the evil forces that threaten us all.   First up is DC comic’s Bumblebee.  Real name Karen Beecher-Duncan Research Engineer from San […]

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UK Girl’s Response to Skinny Pickings for Swirling Across the…

Hey there! I’m EmpressNK, a 30 something woman living and working in London. As you can see from my picture, I’m tall (6 feet in flats), and wear a lot of colour. I’ve been dating (and swirling) on and off for the last 6 years, with several fun interactions with WM, the most entertaining of […]

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How Caterpillars are Like Your Crazy Uncle Larry and Other Tips…

Come September, it will be the first year of earnestly trying to grow greens in my garden. While it has mostly been a tremendous pleasure and abundantly rewarding,it has not come without it’s challenges. I’ve had to learn the hard way about failing to recognize when my plants are being attacked by pests, fungi or […]

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Help for My Gardener’s Hands!…

  I’ve always got my hands in the dirt. Worms are my friends. I season my soil with chicken poop. With all that happening, more likely than not my hands look a mess. I’m going to be brutally honest though–my hands are not my best feature. So the goal is to try to make them […]

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QOTW: “Will I Ever Get a Date…Ever?!”…

The note: Hi Christelyn,  I am a fan of your website and have liked it on Facebook, so I see regular updates on every venture you deign to put up. I am a Black girl living in London attending university to study Criminology and Forensic Investigation and I am attracted to mainly white guys. This […]

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Man Candy Monday: Able Bodied Men…

From time to time it assists one’s palate to try new things. You who sit and drool over traditional favorites and refuse to consider anything outside the box don’t know what you are missing. I find that an open mind is the best accessory while tempting tasty male treats so this week’s Man Candy Monday […]

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To the Guys Ready to Swirl, ” I’m rooting for you, I really am.…

By ‘Zac OnBothSides‘ I’m rooting for you, I really am.  But we need to talk. You’re a white guy like myself and you’ve decided that you are attracted to black women, right? You want to explore the world of inter-racial relationships.  That sounds so mysterious.  Like the Da Vinci Code, but instead of learning about […]

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Photo of the Day: Why Eggplant is My Favorite Vegetable This Season…

Just look at how gorgeous it is… I took that photo right before I ate it! Eggplant is a great meat substitute for your vegetarians, and the bulkiness of it kept me full until dinner time! I’m telling you guys…vegetables (along with a bit of protein) are the key to weight management and a feeling […]

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Christelyn Karazin Does ALS Challenge…Now You!!…

Maxi had entirely too much fun doing this to me!   If you’re up for the challenge, send me some video and post it in the comments section. To donate to ALS, click here.