All About Travel Tweet Chat TODAY that You Will Not Want to Miss!

Later today will be the tweet chat of all travel tweet chats when we feature the flyest, flyers I know...the queens of international travel to answer all your holds barred. On our illustrious list of panelists we include:   Founder of, Gabriela Oliveira. … Read More...

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Let It Fro. Let it Fro. Let it Fro…

What type of hair do you have? The answer doesn't really matter since nearly all ethnic hair has some form of coil, curl or kink. Blacks are the originators and perfectors of the illuminus hairstyle called the afro, or the 'fro' for the cool people. And no matter whether you got a little or a lot … Read More...


Black Women Scare You? Get Real!

Is it fair when people, men in particular, express fear of black women?

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Question of the Week: On Dating Asian Men, Demanding Someone Christian, and Improvising Race on Online Profiles.

This 32 year-old doctor is ready to expand her dating options, but there’s a few snags she needs us to work out…


Shocked over Recent Drone Attack News? Under a Rock Much?

What happens when our enemies acquire drones? What if they write a manifesto declaring how subjectively they can target US citizens living in America? This is a valid question and remains unanswered.

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Swirling and History Part Six: Lucy Parsons

Albert (1858-1887) and Lucy Parsons (1853-1942 were from Texas where Lucy Eldine Gonzalez Parsons was born into slavery in Texas. She met Albert and they married. They moved to Chicago due to threats from the KKK during Reconstruction.

Starlets Rocking the Baroque style

#Trending Going Baroque

Clement Ribeiro S/S 2013 London Fashion Week Winter still has us in her grip in the Northern Hemisphere and it would seems that tempest will not pass soon. However, she will in about six weeks. But until then we can celebrate the ‘barren’ season with the customary warm clothing of knitted sweaters, long skirts, and […]

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Letter From a BB&W Reader: “I don’t want someone else to wake up and realize they made a mistake.”

“I am relatively new to your website and blog. I think most of your readers are young women and men. I wished there was a website like yours in my 20’s and 30’s perhaps I would have made different choices.”


Triple Consciousness and the Black Woman

It is a strange lot to be a black woman in American society. She was brought to this country to be an unpaid worker, a concubine and a broodmare. Her body and her sexuality has been reviled and experimented on but from the various brilliant shades of brown black people come in, is curiously loved.


It’s Valentine’s Week! How to Create Chemistry with the Object of Your Affection

Try these tips and have him eating from your hands.


What Tony Goldwyn means for Black women

No, I am not talking about his breath-snatching, deliciously passionate scenes with Kerry Washington as President Fitzgerald Grant on the TV show, Scandal. Instead, I am referring to his work as a director and producer, as well as his lineage from one of Hollywood’s most prestigious families, which continues to sharply shape the film industry today. Tony was recently interviewed by Tavis Smiley, who has a program on PBS. In response to being asked for his thoughts on diversity and inclusion in Hollywood as a white male, given his family’s roots in showbiz, Tony responded:

Rape of South African Teenager Anene Booysen Is So Horrific The World Must Take Notice

Seventeen-year-old Anene Booysen was found at a construction site after she had been so viciously raped and mutilated that the scene where her body was found resembled a horror movie.

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Day Nine of 28 Days of Heart Health: Floss or Die!

Bacteria festering between your teeth can lead to that crud making it’s way through your entire body.