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“SWIRLING” Goes to Oak-Town, Making the MeetUp Group Rounds……

I need to call Deborrah Cooper…

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When Racial Unity Becomes Dangerous: Pillars of Salt Extreme Edition…

As discussed in the previous blog post, Pillars of Salt – What a Waste of Time! We saw the example of Lot’s wife in the Bible. Turning to look back, she became a pillar of salt. She simply could not resist the deadly draw of her community and could not let go of the ties that bound her to it – not even to save her own life. Today, I want to address Pillars of Salt Extreme Edition (POS-EE). These are women who for their own lives will not leave dangerous neighborhoods and environments. This extreme and dire situation prompted an open appeal to them.

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Why Can’t Some Black Women Put Their Interests Above Black Men?…

The truth is “good” is subjective. “Good” is a word used so loosely, any black man with a pulse and a functioning penis may find himself on the right side of the word in the eyes of a black woman who doesn’t know any better.

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Are Black Women and Asian Men Finally Getting Together?…

Turns out interracial unions between black women and Asian men aren’t a recent development. Take a look at these vintage photos and see for yourself.

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New Bits: Chris Brown Dumps Girlfriend to NOT Have Sex with Rihanna.…

Yes, Chris Brown is back with Rhi Rhi. Anyone actually believe he broke up with his current girlfriend so he could NOT have sex with Rhianna? Mark my words–they’ll soon announce they’re having a baby.

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Opinion: Presidential Debates 2012, Part 1: If You Lie, You Will Win…

Romney won the debate? Well, if lying means winning.

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LMU Book Signing Full of Young, Black Women and Fathers Concerned for…

Besides completely selling out of books, a couple things happened that reinforced the necessity for me to continue to nag young college girls to maximize ALL their dating options and not just hang out in the dorms painting each other’s toenails on Friday night. Also had a poignant moment with a black father who is struggling with the possibility of having a non-black son-in law.

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Machine Gun Kelly Acts a Fool (AGAIN!) and Demonstrates Why You Should…

America’s most famous wigger is at it again.

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BB&W and SWIRLING Comes to San Francisco October 13!!…

Come for Swirling! Come for (LOTS) of eye candy! Come because you don’t have any thing else better to do on a Saturday night!

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Chef Bob’s Osso Bucco…

I know what you’re thinking: “That is one high-falutin’ recipe title right there.” It sounds like something like the prime minister or the queen of England might eat, and something you can’t afford. Osso buco is simply a veal shank, braised in a combination of herbs, seasonings, vegetables and tomatoes, in a rich broth, and it eventually falls right off the bone.oss

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EarthJeff: Swirling on Planet Earth Part I (The Journey of a White Guy…

BB&W’s very own ‘EarthJeff’ shares his experiences as an interracially-dating tenderfoot.

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NYT Critic Takes a Shot At Black Female-White Male Relationships:…

Television shows featuring black women happily boo-ed up with their white male significant others are gaining traction and started to appear more frequently. But this increased visibility is also bringing some critique. One New York Times writer takes his shot.

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Our Favorite Fashion Trends for Fall 2012!…

Print, leather and bling are the thing this fall.

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Rainbeau Spots a Girl Who’s Never Swirled, Too Shy To Speak Up…

Remember Josh, the shy guy I mentioned on my Atlanta recap post yesterday would spotted a gorgeous girl who came to our event who never dated interracially? Well, she must have made quite an impression.

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President Barack Obama Is Prepping for the Debates, Is There Anything…

Just one more day. Better get your popcorn ready.

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First Black FLOTUS Doesn’t “Look Like a First Lady?”…

What exactly should a First Lady look like? According to a VA voter, not Michelle Obama. By Jenn M. Jackson

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. How My Mother Taught Me How…

Miss Alice always says that each generation should do better. So in a way, I’m honoring my mother by taking care of myself.

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Black Consumerism: Recession or Excession?…

African Americans have billions in spending power. But how many of us have REAL wealth?

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Atlanta Recap, In Pit-chas!…

My Atlanta trip was probably one of the BEST, no…it was THE BEST trip on the SWIRLING book tour thus far. I got to go to the CNN center NOT as a tourist, but as a guest with a tag and everything! The interview with Natasha Curry was awesome sauce, and she’s so unbelievably down to earth. Turns out Natasha is a product of an interracial union (dad black, mom white) and is married to a white rainbeau, which explains her enthusiasm for all things Swirling.

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Photos of the Day: Maxi Me Goes to Homecoming!…

Just have to brag, because Maxi Me is sooooo gorgeous. Thank the lawd for new acne-fighting technology, because she looks 10x better than I did at that age. She went stag, because, well, she’s 14. I’m sure we’ll be cleaning the guns in front of her perspective dates soon enough, though.