Author Spotlight: Kesha Ajose Fisher...

I met Kesha through our Beyond Black and White Facebook page. She has written an anthology of stories featuring a variety of African women’s experiences in Nigeria, America, and across the world. I have actually read this book, No God Like The Mother. It is emotionally heavy, yet it is also a powerful and thought-provoking piece….

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Hypergamy and Leveling Up in Everyday Life...

What does hypergamy mean to you? Side Effects May Vary I notice that people have a rather varying views of hypergamy and leveling up. That is absolute...

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Simply Precious: Gabby Sidibe is in love! ...

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. We briefly mention Gabby’s weight in this post, but that it is not...

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Don’t Worry, Meghan’s Bag is Still Secured...

Written by Penelope Farthing Warning: Please be advised that there are 2 mentions of the N-word used in this article. It is relevant to the context of...

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What are your New Year’s Resolutions?...

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...

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Obesity – The No Go Zone...

Written by Penelope Farthing In following with this being the season for New Year’s resolutions, this marks my final post about anything to do w...

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Weight-Related Deflection Responses...

Written by Penelope Farthing Uh oh, guess who’s back with another weight related blog post…however, since January is the month of recommitting...

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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019...

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...

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Four Word Mantras to Conquer 2020...

Written by Penelope Farthing Happy new year, folks! 2020 is officially here, and that means it is prime time to set those resolutions. Whether it is t...

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Rottweilers, Bulldogs, and Black Women...

Written by Penelope Farthing Before today, I didn’t know who Ari Lennox was. My first introduction to this beautiful black woman was some idiot on T...

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Ari Lenox Has Thoughts on Black Women Being Compared to Dogs...

Written by Saran Lawson Civil rights leader, Malcolm X, famously said on May 22, 1962, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman...

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#LeaveItIn2019 For Black Women...

Here we are at the end of yet another year. If you’re reading this, you made it! I’ve noticed that for many people, 2019 was a monster they’d ra...

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Lessons I Learned in 2019...

Written by Penelope Farthing With 2019 coming to a close, I have reached my first anniversary at Beyond Black and White. I have made a few friends, fl...

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Can We Talk About The Peloton Controversy?...

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...

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Traditional Swedish Pastries for Christmas...

Chef Bob, a contributor to the blog, passed away two years ago. In his memory, we will be sharing some of his recipes. RIP to Chef Bob. Swedish Cinnam...

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Jodie and Joshua are married!...

Written by Penelope Farthing Christelyn did a video on The Pink Pill YouTube channel, and now it’s my turn! It looks like the cat is out of the ...

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What we are leaving in 2019: The Kardashians and Internet Ou...

This article has an interesting origin story. I decided to rejoin Twitter this year, and I have been addicted ever since. This month, I noticed that I...

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Facing my folly: Pageant queen designations...

Written by Penelope Farthing Last week, I wrote my take on the multiple women snatching pageant titles left and right, located here. A few days ago, K...

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Black Women Are Being Murdered and Nobody Cares: Remember Th...

I follow the Our Lives Matter page on Facebook. The woman who runs the page, Rosa Perreira, is keeping track of the number of Black women and girls t...

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Pink Pill Christmas Gifts!...

Written by Penelope Farthing It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas rapidly approaching, the stores all reaching peak crowdedness,...

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Video: The ONE Thing that Will Disqualify You From High Soci...

I was on a private etiquette forum today and someone asked what is one thing a woman does that is an instant turn off. By and large, the men said prof...

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Black Female Erasure: Good Times Remake...

 Written by Penelope Farthing In the latest remake no one asked for, Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear will be spearheading a Good Times remake. The actor...

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Black Booties in Public Spaces...

I do not know if this post needs a trigger warning, but I will at least note that there will be a whole LOT of derrière featured in this article. You...

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Lizzo Sparks Interesting Conversation on Bigotry, Appropriat...

Written by Saran Lawson Lizzo’s cut out dress has sparked A LOT of debates on appropriateness. The debate has ranged from whether it was her size th...

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A Tale of Two Beauties: Lizzo & Zozibini...

Written by Penelope Farthing Feature photo image credit: People Magazine Do you remember back in July, a day or two after we were all celebrating Hall...

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Miss Universe and Trickle Down Blackonomics...

Written by Penelope Farthing Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe this week, and let me tell you that I am pleased as punch! She...

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It Girl is the New Black: Congratulations to Miss Universe 2...

Today is a day of celebration, ladies. Last night, we had a glorious occasion. Ms. Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa has won Miss Universe 2019. This top...

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13-Year Male Birth Control and Black Women...

Written by Penelope Farthing News broke recently that a male birth control option that would last thirteen years might be available soon. It would be ...

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Does Kate Middleton have any black friends?...

Written by Penelope Farthing By now we all know who Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, AKA Kate Middleton, is. She’s Queen Consort and has birthed...

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Gabrielle Union Hit & Miss |A Pink Pill Autopsy...

You’ve probably heard that Gabrielle Union was recently fired from America’s Got Talent.  Amongst a few other reasons, she was more than ...

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