Aaron Hernandez Gets Life, and What a Freaking Fail....

As I read the accounts of today’s conviction of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end-come newly appointed felon, I can’t help but think how big a dumb ass this man was. Hernandez was convicted of several counts of first degree murder for shooting Odia Lloyd. He and two goons lured Lloyd out to…

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Is He Lying To You? Former CIA Agent Teaches You How to R...

We talk a lot about vetting potential mates, so that we make the best choices for our partners. But let’s face it..there’s a lot of men ou...

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Recent Incident in Maine a Sober Reminder That Interracial C...

An event occurred earlier this month that garnered national news. On a lovely spring day in Portland, Maine, an interracially married couple wanted to...

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Vegas Update...

We just got our 11th room booked for our event!  16 total people going! Just a reminder that final package payments are due in about a month. For tho...

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QOTW: Are There Any Subjects Off Limits On An Interracial Da...

The question… Hi Christelyn, I’ve been lurking on your site and your Youtube channel for a couple of weeks now (I know, shame on me lol).Â...

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Reader Reaction: Latest Post Inspires Her to Give Up the ...

Got this note over the weekend from a longtime fan of BB&W in response to the story we did about my black “friend” expressing his dist...

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Open Thread: Latin men 24/7...

  We keep our promises here at Beyond Black and White so you ladies booed up …..or want to be…. with Latin men here ya go. Now I must...

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Gardening for Juicing: Best Produce To Cultivate This Season...

At last, the long cold winter in the East is giving up the ghost, so you folks over yonder have absolutely no excuse not to take notes! Me? I’ve...

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What Black Men Think of Natural Hair : “The Ish Don...

Despite what many people think, I have a few friends who are black men. Most of them are successful and married to white women (haha it’s the tr...

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Toni and Jay – Patience, Love and Respect...

Toni, 53, describes Jay, 49, as “laid back, kind, not afraid trying new things and has a great work ethic. He’s much more conservative than I am. ...

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Why Every Woman Should Have Her Own Signature Fragrance...

Nothing says “I’m a feminine woman” like wearing a good perfume. The best fragrances work with your own body chemistry to give off j...

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Open Thread: White guys and why we dig them....

Things have been a tad heavy in these parts so I am hankering for a change and a bit of fun. Translation: I am about sick of talking about black guys ...

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My Journey to Embracing the Minivan...

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cars.com I went for a car wash today in one of those drive-through deals where if feels like your car is still m...

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Yes; Black Men Get Hate For Dating Interracially, Too. But H...

I’ve recently been following two stories on Madame Noire regarding black men and their dating choices. The first was a piece about a self-procla...

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Child Abuse or Child Acting Out?...

This post caused a firestorm on my Facebook page.  Very touchy in many aspects as the differing opinions descended down from a cyber sky. Natural hai...

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Matthew Hussey Gives Hopeful Viewpoint to Single Mothers and...

We talk a lot here about how single motherhood can be a complication when it comes to dating, especially if you’ve never married the father. No ...

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Fan Bought “Swirling” Started a Journey that End...

I swear, it never, EVER gets old when I get notes like this… From Shanae Lamorne: I’m engaged!!!! He proposed on Easter Sunday, a beautif...

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Kenyan Short Film, “Yellow Fever” Show How Perva...

When I first heard of this short film by Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii, I thought…WOW! What a unique use of illustration, animation and video...

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Leona’s Love Quest : In Defense of Television...

This is a little weird for me, but I’m stepping away from my Love Quest this month to speak about another topic that is near and dear to my heart: t...

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OCC Does Smashes with New CRÈME COLOUR CONCENTRATE...

That’s a raspberry in my mouth, in case you were overcome with curiosity. So I bet you’re wondering about my latest red-lip obsession, and...

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Author Tells Women to Use Their “P*ssy Power” to...

I downloaded a book recently, The Power of the Pussy, by recommendation from someone on this blog. Yes; the name alone incites waves of pearl clutchin...

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Frankie and Alice: Mental Illness, an Unhelpful Family and I...

In light of recent tragedies involving black mothers who were likely suffering from mental illness, I decided to check out Frankie and Alice, a film s...

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Matthew Hussey Live Event Gives Female Pickup Lines that Wor...

Last weekend I had the pleasure of seeing Matthew Hussey work a room. A very large room, full of adoring women in rapt attention on how this Brit can ...

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BB&W Exclusive: “Empire” Makeup Artist Unve...

Boy, do I have a treat for you. Last weekend at The Makeup Show Los Angeles, I stumbled upon a dynamic and charismatic makeup artist giving a tutorial...

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Letter Writer Explains Non-Black Male Hesitancy in Approachi...

Got this note today. It’s an important reminder about why interracial dating is often more complicated for black women and non-black men, and wh...

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Great Times at SXSW...

I recently had the pleasure of checking off a bucket list item: attending the SXSW Film Festival! It was my first time in Austin and everyone I met wa...

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Breaking Point? What’s Up with All These Stories of Bl...

I woke up to yet another story of a black woman who brutally killed her child in a restaurant bathroom. She’s 35, most likely a single mother. F...

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QOTW: Hispanic Man Hesitant to Approach Black Women…...

The Question: “Hey Christelyn just wanted some advice on how to approach black women i’m hispanic but i am mixed with white/american india...

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Black and White Gingham and Red All Over…...

This weekend was a double whammy of a good time for me. I attended one of my favorite yearly conventions, the Make Up Show Los Angeles, and while I wa...

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Black Beauty: Celebrating Black Women’s Luscious Lips...

By Zara Let’s face it, our lips are so juicy that they go out and buy them – but without wanting to give us the credit where it is due! ...

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