Diony and William: We Get Through It Together, Part 2...

Diony and William share about the ups and downs of their family, and how their relationship has progressed. I hope you enjoy reading their story.   What challenges have you faced?   Most of our challenges happened when I was pregnant. Everything was nuts. I had to move to the same city that he was in,…

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Diony and William: A Second Chance at Love, Part 1...

We have a new love story for you all. I hope you enjoy this new Couple Spotlight with Diony and William.    What are your names? Our names are D...

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A Divested Woman’s Perspective on the Deaths of Kobe and G...

On Sunday, January 26th, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, died with 7 others in a helicopter crash on their way to a basketball event. Most peopl...

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Tell me, do YOU work for free?...

Written by Nicole J. I was inspired to write this blog after a rather bizarre yet interesting exchange I saw take place in our comment section. If you...

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Wisdom: The Takeaway From The Evicted Mothers in Oakland...

Background Tuesday, two mothers who had been the subjects of an eviction battle were arrested for obstruction while law enforcement attempted to execu...

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Kym and Nick: Going the Distance, Part 2...

Kym and Nick continue to share their story in this article. You will particularly love their marriage story and how they overcome the challenges in th...

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Kym and Nick: He Saw Her From Afar, Part 1...

Kym was another beautiful lady who responded to my interview request for couples spotlights. I really loved this interview. I hope you enjoy hearing h...

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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 exp...

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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 Nicole J. Warning: Please be advised that there are 2 mentions of the N-word used in this article. It is relevant to the context of the art...

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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 Nicole J. In following with this being the season for New Year’s resolutions, this marks my final post about anything to do with obes...

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Weight-Related Deflection Responses...

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

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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 Nicole J. Happy new year, folks! 2020 is officially here, and that means it is prime time to set those resolutions. Whether it is to start ...

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Rottweilers, Bulldogs, and Black Women...

Written by Nicole J. Before today, I didn’t know who Ari Lennox was. My first introduction to this beautiful black woman was some idiot on Twitter c...

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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 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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