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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.

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How to Talk to Your Partner About Racially-Charged Issues…

I was invited to talk as an interracial dating expert for the Tom Joyner Morning Show this morning with Jacque Reid to discuss how people in interracial relationships deal with potential conflicts when discussing issues like the Trayvon Martin case, Mike Brown shooting, and the Eric Garner killing. You can listen here. One thing that black […]

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TBT: It’s………………

I don’t know where you were raised or who taught you how to dance. All is know is that the only place to be on any given Saturday morning was in front of the television to catch the latest episode of SOULLLLLLLLLLLL TRAINNNNNN!! After which time the show was done, twas customary to go lock […]

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Stay Away from Sociopathic Men Who Wish to Corrupt and Shackle You Via…

Caution: I advise women who are never married single mothers to refrain from reading this post. This is not about you and your situation. Many of you might be offended about what I’m going to say. Again, this post is for SINGLE, CHILDLESS WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE. I produced a video about a year ago […]

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How Roasting Makes Everything Better.…

I am, by a HUGE margin eating more fruits and vegetables since growing my own food. I remember being especially interested, but I knew that if I was going to buy the seeds, nurture them under lights and sprinkled with fish guts, I would feel obligated to eat the stuff. I’m not a super huge […]

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Juicy IRR Reading: “The Tycoon’s Socialite Bride”…

 Review of The Tycoon’s Socialite Bride Written by Karla   Summary: To avenge his mother’s mistreatment at the hands of her upper-crust employer, self-made real estate tycoon Marcus Pearson needs entree into their exclusive world. When D.C. socialite Pamela Harrington comes to him for help, Marcus realizes the golden admission ticket he’s been seeking has […]

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Here’s Another Rainbeau Who Just Came Out of Lurkdom…

On the surface Beyond Black & White might seem like a chick hangout. Bet you didn’t know that 30% of our readers are men. And why are they here? Take a guess. I remember a few years ago, members of the GAT-DL (Guardians of All Things Dark and Lovely) made fun of us, and proffer […]

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SirLoin’s Babe Wenesday: She’s got Legs.…

She’s got legs, she knows how to use them She never begs, she knows how to choose them She’s holding leg wondering how to feel them Would you get behind them if you could only find them? She’s my baby, she’s my baby Yeah, it’s alright The girl is alright, she’s alright

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(Bonus) QOTW: “How Can I Talk About My Culture with My White…

Hello Christelyn, I’ve been seeing my boyfriend for about 8 months now.  We are very much in love.  I’ve met most of his family, his 21 year old daughter, his parents and all of his siblings.  He has met my ENTIRE family because I took him to my cousins wedding.  No problems or awkwardness at […]

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New Study Says Exercise Help Black Women Fight Breast Cancer…

As if we needed another reason to get up off the couch and move, a new study reveals that seven or more hours of vigorous exercise per week reduces breast cancer risk. “The exercises included swimming, running, basketball and aerobics in addition to brisk walking. However, walking at a normal pace was not associated with […]

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QOTW: College Guy Asks, “How Do I Date a Black Girl?”…

Hello Mrs. Karazin, I have recently realized that I am deeply attracted to black women on every level, so much so that they are my preference for all future romantic endeavors including marriage. I suppose I have always been, but I just never realized it before now. I am a 20 year old, white, male […]

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Man Candy Monday: Arabesque, Allongé! The Beauty of Ballet…

Dance is one of the most sensuous and expressive things one can do with their bodies. Dance allows the viewer to witness a body in its full range of motion. Ballet provides the opportunity to study the lines and muscles of a man in what can easily be called a work of art. You’ll understand […]