Black Female Erasure: Good Times Remake...

 Written by Nicole J. In the latest remake no one asked for, Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear will be spearheading a Good Times remake. The actors and actresses tapped to play the Evans family from the iconic sitcom are Viola Davis as Florida, Andre Braugher as James, Jay Pharoah as JJ, Asante Blackk as Michael,…

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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 Nicole J. Feature photo image credit: People Magazine Do you remember back in July, a day or two after we were all celebrating Halle Bailey...

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Miss Universe and Trickle Down Blackonomics...

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

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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 Nicole J. News broke recently that a male birth control option that would last thirteen years might be available soon. It would be “admin...

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Does Kate Middleton have any black friends?...

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

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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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What does it mean to compete?...

Written by Nicole J. You are judged as soon as someone sees you. For being black, for being a woman, for having the audacity for being both simultaneo...

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Loni Found her Love: Swirling on The Real, Part 2...

The Struggle is Real In my last article, I did a breakdown on the first part of The Real’s interracial dating conversation last week. I thought that...

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Finding Your Rainbeau: Loni Speaks, Part 1...

It Gets Real I have been watching episodes of The Real for quite some time. I started watching shortly after Tamar left, and, occasionally, I will go ...

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Super Model and Actor Godfrey Gao Dead at 35...

Godfrey Gao, Taiwanese – Canadian Actor, and supermodel has died while filming the reality show, Follow Me, in China. According to news outlets ...

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TI at the Red Table Talk: This Convo is Dead and Gone...

I am noticing a trend here. When black celebrities make devastating mistakes in their lives and get huge waves of negative PR and internet backlash, t...

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My Experiences with Fetishism...

Written by Saran Lawson I came across a post on Facebook about Asian Men and Black Women being undateable. Before you judge the post off of my opening...

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Question of the Week: Why Do You Swirl?...

I recently noticed a rather lengthy post from one of our male followers. I thought that I would share his post, with permission. I hope that you enjoy...

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I Bit On a Facebook Ad for Venus.com and This is What Happen...

About a week ago, this ad showed up on my Facebook feed. Normally I just scroll by, accepting that Facebook has the right to generate revenue with ads...

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Period Hacks: When Aunt Flo Is Trippin’...

We’re women; which means for most of us periods are or were a reality. A few of us are lucky. “Aunt Flo” comes into town, doesn’t cause much r...

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Should we have more fat black girls on magazine covers?...

Written by Nicole J. The title of a Buzzfeed article crossed my Facebook feed today, and it was certainly an attention grabber. It boldly stated “[R...

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National Headwrap Day: 5 Black Owned Companies to Try...

Written by Nicole J. Did you know that November 20th was National Headwrap Day? I didn’t until 2 weeks ago, and that was all the impetus I needed to...

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Why is the bar so low?...

Written by Nicole J. Stop me if you’ve seen it before.   Say you’re scrolling on Facebook and you come across a status shared by a friend. No...

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The Black Folks School of Disciplining Children...

Written by Nicole J. We talk a lot about relationships on this platform, and sometimes, we talk about the result of these relationships, which are chi...

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Trash Pick Me Relationship “Advice”...

You don’t need me to tell you that relationships these days are hard work. Even if you get past the preliminary vetting stages to make sure he is no...

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No Black Prince for The Little Mermaid: Jonah Hauer-King...

Written by Nicole J. The live action Little Mermaid remake found its Prince Eric in newcomer Jonah-Hauer King, and I am thrilled! Back in July, I wrot...

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Solange and Alan: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow...

We have some more black love news for everyone. Unfortunately, it is not pleasant. Solange and her husband of four years are getting divorced. Accordi...

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Changes to the Blog Comment Section...

Hello Beyond Black and White Readers!   The host of our comment section has changed providers. In the transition, all comments that were made on ...

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What do you gain from incessant manstroking?...

Written by Nicole J. I spend a lot of time online in black women circles. The topics are vast, ranging from hair and makeup to keto recipes to cleanin...

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Twitter After Dark: Life, Love and the Pursuit of Black Peni...

The title is a little sensational, but bear with me. This post is going to be spicy! The other day, I left a work event very late. When I came home, I...

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Five Ways to Fight the Flu!...

Written by Nicole J. Spooky season just passed and Halloween now behind us. Thanksgiving is up next. Christmas, though the decorations have been up si...

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The Pink Pill Meets a Real-Life African Princess, @korraobid...

If you haven’t started following Korra Obidi Dean on Instagram, you’re missing out on an eyeful of delight. This Nigerian singer and dance...

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