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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.

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Issa Rae is Doing Her THANG! Shonda Rhimes Brokers Deal with ABC.…

NONE of us should be surprised.

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Terry O’Quinn and Vanessa Williams Make Devilish (But Boring)…

The interracial marriage in this show is just “meh” for me compared to the overall storyline.

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Just in Time for Apple Season: Apple Brown Betty…

Ah…delish!

Michael Fassbender and Alfre Woodard Tied to Steve McQueen’s…

Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen make quite the couple.

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The Sweetest Déjà Vu: My One-Year Journey Through Unemployment…

At the end of her journey, this writer lands her dream job.

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The Sweetest Déjà Vu Pt. 2: 11 Tips for Landing the Job and Keeping…

Tomorrow is Monday. You should probably read this now.