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Ever Feel Like an Imposter in the Board Room? Seven Ways to Conquer…

Feeling like an imposter is common when you’ve scratched yourself out of the trenches of the hood to achieve education and professional success. Hell, I didn’t even grow up in the hood and there were times that I felt (or was made to feel) like I didn’t belong. Often the workplace is the first time […]

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Monday is Punday #15…

Monday-Punday #15 SirLoin knows that: A bather whose clothing was strewed, By winds that left her quite nude, Saw a man come along, And unless we are wrong, You expected this line to be lewd. —————————————- The limerick is furtive and mean You must keep her in close quarantine Or she sneaks to the slums […]

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Holiday Find: “Joy to the Girls” Shadow Palette By Too…

  The holidays are upon us and make up companies are tripping all over themselves trying to get our money because let’s face it–we ALL want to look better than the next chick at the Christmas or New Year’s Eve party. I scratched my itchy spending finger last week and purchased from a company that […]

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Weekend Read: Book Recommends Black Women Take Notes From Asian Women…

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 […]

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

‘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…

  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 […]

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Stuff I Bet You Don’t Know that You SHOULD Know Before You Have…

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 […]

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Hilarious Video Pokes Fun of Common Questions White Guys Ask When…

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

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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 […]

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“Black Nativity” Gives Strong Message: Boys need their…

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…

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 […]

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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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Holiday Off Topic Thread…

  Holiday Off Topic Thread Talk about whatever you like

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RANT: Want Us to Stop ‘Fat Shaming?’ Then STOP With the…

Reading the headlines (aka my Facebook timeline) and lo and behold, yet another woman is being ‘skinny shamed’ by the ‘fat shaming’ folks who are mad because fit women display their hotness for everyone to see. Apparently some folks think skinny chicks should wear burqas on Instagram. SHEESH! From Yahoo: Is the post-pregnancy body the […]

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BB&W Intern Elizabeth’s 25 Life Lessons…

I celebrated my 25th birthday recently.  It was somewhat anticlimatic.  The height of my excitement in reaching 25 was that I could finally rent a car!  (Hey, in NYC that’s a big deal – It means I can travel more outside of this concrete jungle). Then it started…:  “Its all downhill from here!” -(My Best […]

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Mommy Makeover…

Mothers work so hard on their jobs and taking care of their children, they loose time for themselves. Check out this quick and easy Mommy Makeover. It’s amazing what a little haircolor and foundation can do. Check out my blog and vlog for more beauty trends, tips, and tricks. Let me know what other hair and makeup questions you […]

Monday-Punday #14…

Monday-Punday #14   SirLoin observed, while raking leaves, that a Scottish neighbor–outfitted in kilts and a bagpipe–was blowing the leaves off his lawn with the wind from his pipes. SirLoin said, “I stand corrected … there IS something more annoying than a gas-powered leaf blower!”  —————————————- A lovely young woman of Norway, Hung by her […]

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Instant Tummy Tuck So You Can Fit Into That Clingy Holiday Dress!…

*This is an unpaid review.* Now that you’re ready to hurl yourself out of a window because, like me, you consume 35,000 calories on Thanksgiving with two more holidays to go in which there will be parties and possible flirting…and stuff, you might be wondering how you might camoflauge that sparkling wine belly you’re developing […]

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Rest in Peace, Paul Walker…

I was stunned Saturday evening to learn of the death of actor (and BB&W favorite), Paul Walker, in a car accident. While he is most famous for his role in the Fast and Furious film franchise, I became acquainted with him (as an actor) in the late 90’s during a run of teenage films like […]