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Monday is Pun day.…

Pun intended…

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Update on My Paleo(ish) Journey, Plus Grocery Bag Must-Haves…

I’m in the best shape of my life. Like, really.

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Dominic Ripoli: Being an Atheist in an Intercultural Relationship…

If you have been dating black people in America for a while then you know how the black community feels about atheists and gay people. They pretty much are considered to be equally damned regardless of their reasons. Religion, especially Christianity is a giant pillar of identity for the black community.

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BB&W Exclusive: Mehow Shares His ‘Pick Up Artist’…

At least once a week I get a question from a fan or reader about how they can be more proactive in attracting a man of their choice. More than anything, I see that most women want to have more power to CHOOSE, rather than sit around and wait to be CHOSEN. Problem with that is, if you come on too strong you WILL NOT get that guy. Also, a man’s ego is honed toward being a “conquerer,” and a man won’t find you very interesting prey if you present absolutely no challenge to him. The trick is to be as cunning as the predator, all while making him think it’s all his idea. I am 100% committed to all the single ladies in the BB&W Crew, so that’s why I arranged for all of you to meet Mehow.

How Can We Avoid Mr. Wrong???…

Did you hear about the Florida man who killed his wife and posted a picture of her body on Facebook? He even left their 10-year-old daughter in the house with her mother’s body. This man, an author of self-help books, probably appeared normal, accomplished, and attractive. Special emphasis needs to be placed on the words probably appeared normal.

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Back To School…Then and Now……

My, how things have changed.

“#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen” And That’s Not Going To…

I actually tried to pass the buck on this one. However, finding out my previous article had been syndicated during the aftermath of the #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen twitter trend (a trend I’d been following more closely than I wanted to admit) sort of brought things full circle for me.

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Oh. My. God. Study Shows Black Women More Likely to Get Bank Loans…

At last! Our muling has paid off…LITERALLY!! Banks look at black women coming in for loans with the same eye as they do WHITE MEN!!

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A Black First Lady For Virginia — Why Not?…

Yes indeed, why not?

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Troll Crushing 101: Comment Gems from the BB&W Crew…

We’ve got the smartest audience around!

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#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen Hashtag Cracks the Fissure Between Women of…

But the real questions are these:Why was Hugo allowed to masquerade as a liberal feminist dude for so long in feminist and progressive spaces? Why did such prominent feminist outlets continue to publish his work, knowing full well his history of anti-woman behavior? Why were Hugo’s critics sometimes actually banned on sites when they attempted to criticize him, his actions, and his works?

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What’s It Like Being a White Guy at an HBCU? Dominic Ripoli…

I applied for the girl, came for the money. That’s how this black and white story starts. I applied to Howard University because I was dumb struck in love with a beautiful black woman, and I ultimately attended because I got a minority scholarship. As a white boy who just happened to stumble into an HBCU (historically black college/University) I would have never thought how being a minority would benefit my life.

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Chef Bob: Pan Seared Steaks with Red Wine Pan Sauce…

Steak has to be the one food that most people think of when they think about with good reason. Steak is absolutely delicious. Also, it’s easy and quick to prepare when you know the right technique.

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Good News You Can Use: The Story Behind the New Book “The Queen…

“Chess is a lot like my life,” she says through an interpreter. “If you make smart moves you can stay away from danger, but you know any bad decision could be your last.” says 14 (now 16 year 0ld) Phiona Mutesi.

Black girls and Black women and exploited continents and suffering and potential and life and revelation and determination and human condition and slums and sexual abuse and violence and lack of resources and competition and courtesy and helping hands and mentoring and seeing a person for who they can be instead of who they are.

And don’t you want to know more about the heroine of this amazing life story? Of course you do.

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Best Response EVER to the “Marriage is Just a Piece of…

We’ve got the smartest commenters EVER. MixUpinVegas gave the money response to a young lady said that “marriage was a piece of paper,” on this post and it was so good I thought it deserved it’s own post.

Welcome to the World, Everest Hobson! George Lucas and Mellody Hobson…

Wow…who knew babies could come that quickly after nuptials…Mrs. Lucas showed no signs of a baby bump…

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A Loving Father’s Advice for Black Women Seeking Good Man Across…

So many of us in the BC haven’t had the benefit of the guidance of a loving father, so I KNOW this is needed.

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Luxe So Good– Fall Color Trends…

The one thing I love about fall fashion is the colors. The rich, vibrant, darker hued colors that represent the colors of the changing leaves and seasons. Jewel and earth tones abound and this year isn’t at all different. One of the luxe trends this fall is Luxe So Good trend, which incorporate colors like Olive Green, tan, bronze, burgundy, steel gray and mauve. This color palette is suitable for all skin tones and will definitely bring more sophistication to your wardrobe.

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How To Be A Strong Black Woman: Follow Oprah’s Example…

Everyone and their mother has heard about Oprah’s brush with racism in Zurich. In case you haven’t, let me give you the scoop. Oprah visited an upscale department store when she spotted a spectacular $35,000 handbag. She politely asked the saleswoman to let her see it. After all, Oprah’s a billionaire and the astronomical price wouldn’t break her bank. The saleswoman didn’t see it that way. Forfeiting a hefty commission, she informed Oprah that the bag was too expensive and that she should look at cheaper items. Oprah respectfully went back and forth until finally, she gave up. She decided not to argue, ask for the manager, or push the issue with the woman. Note, Oprah later went public about what happened but didn’t mention the name of the store in any interview that I am aware of.

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BB&W Exclusive: Garcelle Beauvais Talks New Book Series,…

I got a chance to have a chat with one of the most beautiful black actresses in Hollywood–Garcelle Beauvais. We talked her new book, acting in Hollywood, and black women embracing interracial relationships.