As a Black Woman I Do Not Support Charles Ramsey!

This is my personal opinion and does not reflect the opinion of Beyond Black & White writers or the blog owner.    You have probably all hea...
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Do We Really Want “Our Stories” Told?

I was just thinking the other day about the way some Black people online complain that they want to see more of "our stories" being told in the media ...
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Watch Out for First World Problems!

This post will really bother some of you so watch out! I feel that this needs to be said to show some balance and a different view.  This post is rel...
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Showing Too Much Cleavage

I went on a great first date last week. It was great except that I wore an outfit that showed too much cleavage. It didn't seem like too much when I l...
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Hypergamy and Black Women Marrying Up

I think my blog, The New Elegant Black Woman, is all about hypergamy and becoming a high quality woman, because it feels great to be one and because i...
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We All Love You…But You Need a Media Interve...

Come on in and take a seat. All of your loved ones are here because we care about you and want the best for you. We love you! But you have a serious p...
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Being Prejudiced and Hostile Hurts You The Most

Let’s see how this one goes over…   Here is a definition of prejudice from an online dictionary: A (1) : preconceived judgment or op...
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DIY and Inexpensive Ways to Feminize Your Wardrobe

We all have unique fashion styles, preferences, and shopping habits. This post is for women who want easy and inexpensive ways to makeover their cloth...
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Black Women Who are Acceptable in Film and TV

Why are movie producers okay with pairing Naomie and Zoe again and again with White men (and an Asian in Ninja Assassin) in blockbuster mainstream fil...
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Becoming Kerry Gabrielle Michelle

Some women have "it" and some just don't. By "it" I mean the motivation, willpower, and means to become women who everyone admires, emulates, and reve...
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What Ever Happened to Character Building?

Elegance gives the basic building blocks....
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Being Soft is Pretty Sweet :)

WARNING!!! This post is not meant for happily masculine women, happily androgynous women, or feminists, so for all of our sake please skip this post....
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My Sex Life is None of Your Business!!! Or is it?

What women do with their privates is no one else's business and it doesn't harm anyone as long as the sex is consensual and safe right? I disagree. I ...
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