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Open Forum: Okay; We Know White Men Married to Black Women are 44%…

By now a lot of  you have heard about the study by the National Council of  Family relations reported that amongst the study of 6,000 respondents, white men married to black women were 44% LESS likely to divorce out of all the interracial combinations they tested, while black men married to white women had a […]

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Next BB&W LIVE Chat: How to Know When He (or She) is Into You,…

Last week’s live chat was such a massive success, we’re doing it again, and adding another hour! We’re adding it because the topic of discussion is just too dang juicy for one, piddly hour. With special guest, author of “The Black Girl’s Guide to Dating White Men,” Niki McElroy and former Bachelor, James Swanwick, we’re […]

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Man Candy Monday: The Pittsburgh Steeler With the Awesome Hair…

I hear the Pittsburgh Steelers whupped the Cleveland Browns in the opening season game. Well, that’s all fine and good but I’m more interested in the Pittsburgh Steeler with the exceptionally awesome hair. Troy Polamalu is a Samoan American powerhouse that you just can’t ignore either because of his frenzied style of football or his equally […]

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Fabulous & Flirty Fall Trends…

Although the temperatures are bit on the high side and it seems a bit premature to pull out our jackets and scarves, the calendar lets us know that the time is drawing near. I love fall because of the brilliant and beautiful colors that the leaves change during this time. I also love pumpkin scented candles but that’s […]

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How Blackistanis Police Their Own: Girl Gets a Beat Down for…

A Rock Hill, South Carolina teenager contacted the police after being attacked by two hood boogers for “acting too much like a white girl.” Yes; this happens. Speak in proper English, know who your father is, or worse, have a dad that lives with you, get good grades, and you’ll be a target for a […]

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BB&W’s Very Own ‘EarthJeff’ is Getting Hitched!!…

Jeff and Toni’s Story Old, balding, creaky-kneed white male high-school science teacher about to cross the threshold to 50. Adorable, sweet, cute black female “nerdy mom” (as she likes to jokingly call herself) with a very close family that outnumbers the population of the State of Mississippi. A decade ago these two NEVER hook up. […]

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Kevin Talks Football!…

Ladies I want to explain football to you. Some of you already know, but trust me when I tell you that men find it to be a great thing if you know the game or even better– watch and enjoy the game. If us guys know Scandal and all the other dramas, then you can know […]

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Book Review: Taking My Hand Out Of My Pocket…

  Taking My Hand Out Of My Pocket by Lorie Tensen Synopsis: The book is my autobiography: the story of my personal journey which began in 1979 as a pre-teen. At the age of 12, my right arm was caught in the meat grinder in the meat room of my parents grocery store. The result […]

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In Case You Missed It: BB&W Live Discussion on the High’s…

I’m still getting the feel for the live Google+ hangouts, but I’m humbled that so many people tried to log in that the room exceeded capacity! I loved interacting with BB&W folks in a safe and private environment. The goal is to build community and with over 250 members in less than a week, we’re […]

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And We Wonder Why More Non-Black Men Don’t Approach Us?…

One of the main challenges I have as an advocate for black women in interracial relationships is that many of my readers say white men just don’t approach. They look, but rarely follow through. It’s my job to look at both sides of this issue, so I have to honest and say that many white […]

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Lineage: The Extraordinary Gift of Knowing Where You Came From…

For my birthday, my husband gave me a precious gift: my identity. My husband has always known who he was. He has a family crest and can trace his ancestry back centuries. Me? I’ve wandered around in complete ignorance, mostly because my family, descendants of slaves, kept horrible records even after the practice was abolished. My mother, who […]

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TBT: Lady Sings the Blues…

In 1972 Diana Ross took on the role of the magnificent and tragic life of Billie Holiday. As she she withers in a strait jacket in a prison cell, waiting to hear the sentencing for her most recent drug charges, she reflects on her turbulent life. “Lady Sings the Blues” has most of the clichés […]

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Yoga for Amazing Shoulders and Upper Back…

The holidays will soon approach; are your shoulders and upper back ready for that spaghetti strap or strapless dress that will make the men all pause when you walk into the room? You’re not? Lucky for you it’s only September. You’ve got plenty of time. Building on last week’s demonstration of the “sun salutation” yoga […]

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Iyanla Can NOT Fix This Man’s Life! I Just #Cant with These…

I don’t have words to describe how DISGUSTED I was when I saw the upcoming preview of the new season of Iyanla’s “Fix My Life.” Iyanla will *attempt* to fix the life of a man who has fathered 34 children by 17 different women. I’m sorry, but no amount of psychological sorcery can fix this […]

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R&B and Hip Hop Asian Artists Featuring Black Women: Is it Good?…

Right now, I’m jamming to a song from a pretty cute Asian singer crooning about a mocha-colored sister and I think I’m going to be obsessed with it for the next couple of days. As American black hip hop and R & B artists are squeezing out black women in favor of white or racially […]

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BB&W LIVE CHATS Weekly on Google+!!!…

I’m so excited I can barely stand it. You know how much I love connecting with all of you here. Part of the success of this site has been the ability to grow relationships and a truly supportive community. The forum has been amazing, but now we have video!! Beyond Black & White is now […]

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BB Creams For Brown Girls…

  Hello Brown Beauties! BB Creams or beauty balms have become very popular in the last few years and now every major beauty brand carries some sort of variation of the cream. It’s supposedly not as heavy as traditional foundation and  promises to cover imperfections in a more realistic manner. As we all know, the beauty industry doesn’t […]

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SirLoinsBabe Wenesday: For Mature Audences only.…

This week we offer the babes in the fifty and over category.  Why? 1.) Because Black women stay beautiful! 2.) Us older guys want to Swirl too. First up: Nichelle Nichols  age 81.  She is most famous for portraying communications officer Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series,Star Trek: The Animated Series, and the first six Star […]

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FAKE COUPLE ALERT: How Cute are Tamron Hall and Bear Grylls!…

        By Dani Have you seen this steamy video going around with TODAY Show co-host Tamron Hall and rugged outdoorsman Bear Grylls? Just kidding. But the two are awfully cute during a recent installment of Bear Gryll’s network TV show, “Running Wild with Bear Grylls.” You can check out the full episode […]

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LMAO! New Video, “If Black Women Said What White Men Say”…

Oh my! Like…white dudes, PLEASE take heed!