State Of The Union Address: An Old Schooler Talks Manhood...

State Of The Union Address: An Old Schooler Talks Manhood by Savage Tango Most sane people dislike the part of their day when they’re getting re...

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You Tube Commenter Gives Insight to Fear of Black Women Inte...

It’s so wonderful when people tell on themselves, isn’t it? Black men who hate me constantly troll my You Tube channel and come up with th...

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Healthy, Filling Carrot and Leek Soup!...

If you’re thinking of growing leeks in your garden this season, go for it! But start early, because it’s one of the vegetables that take a...

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Michelle Obama is Showing Us How It’s Done with this F...

I swear, this woman continues to awe me. Look at what she can do! I love that (like me) she’s speaking up about eating healthy foods and staying...

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Miss USA Gets the Princess Treatment Marrying Her Rainbeau!...

This is the image little black girls should see…you indeed, CAN be someone’s princess when you grow up! Take a look at the wedding photos ...

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QOTW: Black Woman Frets About Only Wanting an IBM...

Got this note today… Hello there, I can’t believe I’m actually doing this… I’ve wanted to write you for a long time!!! S...

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This is Clutch. You Decide What Went Down....

Clutch wrote an article criticizing Puffy for a quote he made about black-on-black crime. Here’s what he said: For the last couple of months we ...

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Statuesque: My Intuition Steered Me to the Loves in My Life&...

I’ve had the privilege of being surrounded by women with strong intuitive and even psychic abilities all my life, and it took a long time to tap int...

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We Rock! Check Out These Black Women You Should Know...

Black girls rock! Read on for stories of black women doing amazing things in industries like tech, fashion and entertainment. Mickey Guyton is a count...

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Empowerment: Help a Sister Out with Her Five-Time Baby Daddy...

It’s no secret that we have THE MOST vibrant, supportive and intelligent black women here on BB&W, so it’s no surprise that many of th...

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Coaching: Help a Sister Be Catch the Menz With Feminine Wile...

Got this letter from a young girl recently… Dear Christelyn, I love your posts, have read your book and been keeping up with Beyond Black and W...

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When It’s In Your Face, Will You Heed the Wakeup Call?...

Let me first start by saying that this post is not about black men. This is about black women, and how some of them cling to the need to have a black ...

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QOTW: White Guy Contemplating Leaving Marriage for Black Wom...

I got this note earlier today… Hi Cristylen, I’m in a predicament and could use your advice. Im a 34 year old white male fairly fit. Im a ...

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IRR Romance: Unbreakable Bonds...

Unbreakable Bonds by Aliyah Burke and Taige Crenshaw Aliyah’s thoughts: Unbreakable Bonds is a story about a woman who works in a bookstore, Ta-Mara...

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Artichokes, Herb Mix, Peaches…Oh My! Early Summer in t...

Kale is such an elegant plant… I’m especially excited with my garden this year. My first experimental growing season really allowed me to ...

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QOTW: Asian Man Asks, “Why Wouldn’t a Black Woma...

I wonder if the organizers of those studies that put Asian men and black women as the most unattractive and undateable knew of the psychological damag...

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Purple Reign…Three Product Favs to Get This Look...

I love purple…it’s my favorite color. Unfortunately, certain undertones in purple cosmetics don’t work for me. Sometimes they’...

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Letter Writer: “I didn’t even realize dating a non-b...

I love getting letters like this…makes it all worth it!   Good evening, Christelyn. My name is Dee and I found out about you from previousl...

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How’s Swirling in the South? BB&W Goes to Charles...

We’ve discussed how interracial relationships, and peoples’ openness (or not) to it often depends on the region in which you live. So I fi...

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Carrie: Making Love to ‘The Golfer’...

  As I lie in a hospice bed awaiting the answer to the extant question, ‘What’s wrong with me?’ I wondered… What really is wrong with me?  ...

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Open Thread: Mother’s Day Wishes...

Well, we could not let this special day pass and not offer an opportunity to pay tribute to our MOMs. Wishing a very Happy Mothers Day to the ladies w...

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Toni: Black Women Losing in the ‘Fairness Game’...

Yep, it’s Toni! You know something is important when I decide to break my “I’m too busy to write or BBW” to write something for BB...

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Video: How to Get Along with the White Women in Your Rainbea...

Now before you rev up your fingers for a rebuttal, understand that this video is based on my own individual experiences, but as the saying goes, yours...

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Always Alluring: The Hidden Sexual History of Black Women an...

Along the line of qui bono?, one might want to ask the question, who benefits from calling black women who date interracially “bed wenches?...

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BB&W Travel Adventure: Journey of My Life...

I apologize in advance for the low audio (s/n: headphones help!) But for those of you for whom this video is too low, basically this small town girl i...

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Paleo-Friendly Rich, Thick Vegetable Soups to LOVE and Keep ...

Right now in the garden I’m harvesting the celery and broccoli that has been growing so well through the fall, but is getting close to the end o...

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Who Benefits From Black Women Not Feeling Feminine?...

I’m really glad more and more critically thinking black women are beginning to ask the right kind of questions....

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Jane Iredale Does Emollient Matte Red, NYX Does Great Founda...

Right about now I have a good collection of red lipsticks, and I love them all I can’t decide which one is the best. However, the folks at Jane ...

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