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As If! Michael Baisden Asks Why More Black Women Don’t Date Interracially. Come On, Son! You Know Why!

Someone tagged me on this Facebook question radio personality, Michael Baisden posed... When I read it I almost couldn't believe the question. A black, male radio host, entrenched in the the black community, doesn't know WHY black women dating interracially is STILL a problem? I really have a … Read More...

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Weekend Read: Book Recommends Black Women Take Notes From Asian Women If They REALLY Want to #Win at Swirling

Before you read another word, this entry is ONLY for BB&W readers who can maintain an open mind and keep their defensiveness in check. If this entry raises your blood pressure, I suggest you might peruse our Health section. I’ve got to give credit where it’s due. Asian women are winning when it comes to […]


On Men Popping the Quesion: Which Race Gets it Right (Or At Least Less Wrong)

‘Tis the season for proposals, is it not? How many of you ladies are on the edge of your seat, waiting with baited breath for your guy to make it official so you can flash that bling under the nose of your envious co-workers? Well, depending on the race and culture of your rainbeau, you […]

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QOTW: One Viewer Asks, “Why Do Black Men Seem to Flock to White Women, But Not the Other Way Around?”

  Here’s my not-so-politically correct answer.

BB&W Writer Goes Full Throttle Matchmaker Mode…

After kicking the idea around for a while, I’m excited to finally pursue utilizing a matchmaker! While I don’t mind being single, the idea of a romantic partnership continues to intrigue me. I’d like to use a matchmaker for many reasons: 1. Traditional dating methods have not worked for me. I really prefer to have […]

Dating Guru Matthew Hussey 17/11/09

Stuff I Bet You Don’t Know that You SHOULD Know Before You Have Your First Date

Matthew Hussey is about the most brilliant (and gorgeous) relationships coach I’ve ever met, and I’m not just saying that because he’s my friend. He’s really good. I stumbled upon an old video he did back in 2009 in which you can see a younger but still brillaint Matthew giving some good advice on how […]


Hilarious Video Pokes Fun of Common Questions White Guys Ask When Dating Black Girls

How many of you guys can identify with any or all of this?


Tis the Season to Give: The Naughty or Nice Adult Toy Giveaway

Baby, it’s cold outside, so what’s a girl to do to keep warm!? Well, as with anything else, you’ve got options, baby. You could always turn up the thermostat to keep warm or you could call up a human of your choice to spoon for that good ‘ol fashion body heat. Or you could make […]


“Black Nativity” Gives Strong Message: Boys need their fathers and we need to forgive.

By M. Hunter “Black Nativity” starring Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett and Jennifer Hudson, is a contemporary adaptation of the play by famed author Langston Hughes. In the movie, Naima (Jennifer Hudson) is a young, single mother whose boyfriend left her when their son was two-years-old. Years later, facing eviction from her Baltimore home just before […]

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New Study States, “There’s No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity”

A new study released today asserts that “healthy obesity” is an oxymoron. A new report published in the Annuals of Internal Medicine from Canadian doctors who reviewed 8 previous studies revealed, Just having good metabolic numbers doesn’t protect you from fat’s deleterious effects, said study co-author Dr. Bernard Zinman, a professor of medicine at the […]


Should Black Women Get Cosmetic Surgery? One Woman’s Story

Black women are supposed to love their bodies, right? Big or small, we are supposed to be the one group of women who understands that we’re beautiful no matter what. Yeah, right. Do you really think that Black women don’t spend just as much time on their appearance as any other woman? Sure, some days […]

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