#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 rather forget. As we reflect on the previous 11.99 months, allow me to offer my own commentary on the things we as Black women need to send…

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Lessons I Learned in 2019...

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

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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 Nicole J. 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 bag! Abs...

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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 Nicole J. Last week, I wrote my take on the multiple women snatching pageant titles left and right, located here. A few days ago, Kendall S...

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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 Nicole J. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With Christmas rapidly approaching, the stores all reaching peak crowdedness, and all...

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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 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 ac...

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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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