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Is Your Hair Enjoying the Proper Moisture and Protein Balance?…

Too much moisture? Hair breaks. Too much protein? It’s break then, too. How to know when enough is enough.

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Product Review: Can Tide Win Me Back?…

I wasn’t a fan of Tide for a while, but their new Tide Pods are seducing me back…

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Globalization and the Call to Save Black Boys: Will it Work?…

Brenda breaks down how globalization affects the outcomes of black urban boys.

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Gorgeous Guys Who Aren’t Having Sex (…Say What?)…

Yummy…

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Nine Financial Mistakes Women Make When They Divorce…

Going through a divorce is stressful enough. Get back on your feet by avoiding these financial pitfalls.

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Photo of the Day: My Little Precious, The Curly, Short-Haired Version…

The Babster is such a girl. She’s tortured us all with keeping “Tangled” on a loop, so it was only natural that The Hubster picked this out for Trick-or-Treat…

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Wanna Sexy Halloween Night? Three Products You Might Want to Try!…

Why can’t the grown up have a night of mischief, too?

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You Mean They Have a Name for That?! A Scientific Look at Why…

This blog is accused time and time again of ‘praising the white man, who can do no wrong’ while bashing black men, who are the quote-unquote scum of the Earth. Beyond Black and White is accused of this because any discussion of the dysfunctions within the black community is seen as putting the dirty laundry of black folks out in public. The fact that we also talk about interracial dating here is just the salt in the wounds of some folks caused by the open discussion of the very real abuse that black women and girls have experienced at the hands of black men.

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Sometimes Jesus Wants You To Get Some Therapy, Says Happily Married…

Sometimes we need more than prayer to get us through.

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Why Do We Always Have to Be Reminded that “White People Do It,…

When black people act up and are called on being scumbags by people who are not black, the issue isn’t that the persons in question are scum, but why black scum isn’t treated as well as non-black scum. Yes, let’s completely ignore the whole “scum” thing in the name of racial solidarity.

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Dolce and Gabbana 2013–Racist or Overblown?…

Are critics being so sensitive about this new collection?

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Let’s Hear It from the Boys: Why Flirting and Romantic Overtures…

Are you missing the cues?

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Chef Bob’s Stuffed Peppers with Ground Beef and Rice…

A mixture of ground beef or sausage, seasonings and rice slowly baked in a savory tomato sauce is the epitome of comfort food. Served up with some smooth rich mashed potatoes and warm bread you’ll think you have found the perfect way to spend a cold winters evening! Stuffed Bell Peppers are also excellent on your diet as they are low in calories.

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Russell Simmons Speaks Out on Lil Reese Beating. You Buying It?…

Russell Simmons says he’s going to spank Lil Reese “in private.” Is that enough?

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Black Women vs. Black Women: Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?…

Vivica A. Fox versus Crystal Wright on BET’s Don’t Sleep once again depicts Black women in constant competition with one another. Political debate aside, both women made fools of themselves.

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Sapphire On a Side Note: Patriarchy, Purity and the Obviously…

Tracy drops the knowledge…

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Northwestern Mutual Survey Highlights Gender Differences in the…

Despite suffering crushing financial hits during the recent recession, African American college graduates are optimistic about their ability to become financially stable.

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Girl in the City: The Newest Workout Trend–Masala Bhangra by…

Our resident BB&W New York intern finds out what’s hot on the work out scene.

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Leona’s Love Quest Part XVII- Confessions of a Lovelorn Quester…

You won’t to miss this juicy installment!

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Thanks to Social Networking, Lil Reese and Def Jam Records are on…

Nothing makes me work harder and gives me the fighting spirit than people who underestimate me. Take a look at how social networking, Tweeting my brains out, and the unity of like minds can achieve.