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 was amazingly nice (not to mention the excellent BBQ I enjoyed). I saw unique, engaging films featuring people of color and/or women, graciously received autographs from two…

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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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Wait…WHET?! Azealia Banks Dates White Guys? Is She Not...

Now…I didn’t see this coming. Looks like Azealia Banks dates white men, and prefers to do so over black men.   I would have never gue...

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False Claims of Racial Profiling Like Son of Taraji P. Henso...

I’d read in passing curiosity that Empire star, Taraji P. Henson had decided to take her son out of USC, one of the top, most coveted universiti...

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More Film and TV Projects Featuring Black Women...

We got great feedback on our last rundown of film and TV projects featuring black women so here’s more news. Film Kerry Washington to portray Anita ...

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QOTW: Featuring ‘Maxi Me,’ Discussing High Schoo...

Brought in heavy reinforcements on this! Here’s the question: “I’m 16 years old and I’ve never even had a boyfriend before, so...

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Advertisers Take Notice at Rise in Multicultural Families...

If you’ve had a feeling all the ads with interracial couples and mixed-race kids has recently ramped up, it’s not your imagination. In a r...

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Once Again, Main Stream Media Awards Black Dysfunction, and ...

Blackish, a comedy about prosperous black people who are relatively normal gets three million viewers. Empire, a show displaying black dysfunction, gr...

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Video: New Technology in Hair Care...

So I have to admit I’ve been having a lot of good hair days…so I thought it might be a good time to discuss advances in hair care that wor...

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Cute Cheschleigh Video Explains Privilege Like You’re ...

This is probably the cutest and least irritating explanation of privilege ever. Kudos to  Chescaleigh and animator, Kat Blaque. That’s what I&#...

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History: Swirling for the Sake of the Children (and Yourselv...

By Stanley Solomillo  African, Asian and multiracial adults with monoracial, biracial, and multiracial children standing in front of an unidentified ...

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Carrie: “The Fling That Turned Into A Thing?”...

“The Fling That Turned Into A Thing?” By Carrie Thompson For perspective on this story, make sure you first read this. He is deserving of my vag...

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Why Are “Struggle Discussions” Always More Impor...

We’ve all heard it before. Black women swearing they won’t date interracially because they’ve bought into the notion that only a bla...

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Has Feminism Killed Our Marriage Prospects? Controversial Au...

Since I’ve started blogging, I’ve heard lots of rumblings from young women that guys today are just…different. Dates have become ...

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Jim and Allie – Timing Is Everything...

Allie, 46, and Jim, 44, met 23 years ago, when she was a recently-graduated student at the Coast Guard training center where Jim taught. At the time, ...

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Click, Date, Love: Getting the Most Out of Online Dating...

A few weeks ago, we announced my participation in Laurie Davis’ Click Date Love group coaching series. Since then, we’ve had three sessions, and y...

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Corsets and Waist Training…So It’s Really a Thin...

Ah the corset…once an essential undergarment in the days of old has now seemed to have made a comeback. Women all over Intagram and Tumblr are s...

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Gluten-Free Squash Blossoms…a MUST Try if You’ll...

Last December, amongst wrapping presents and essentially going broke, I planted a few seeds in anticipation of the upcoming spring. One plant I was re...

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Totally Awkward Conversation with Jay Smooth Challenges Who ...

OMG…if you haven’t yet seen this conversation between Jay Smooth, host of “Underground Railroad,” a popular radio show in New ...

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What? Starbucks Wants Baristas to Talk About Racism?...

By: ZacofBothSides Some of my best friends are Carmel Macchiatos. This is really happening.  No not Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather , I mean, ...

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LaToya: Steps to Take TODAY to Kick Start Your Fitness Journ...

I got a chance to speak with LaToya, the official BB&W ‘Best You’ trainer, to discuss how those of us who have signed up for the ̵...

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Kesha: “My Husband Was Not the Man of My Dreams”...

By:  Kesha Fisher He was a single man and two daughters made up my world.  We set off on a quixotic journey, bumping into love and marriage along th...

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Check Us Out: Alex Barnett and I Have Hilarious Convo About ...

  If you haven’t yet heard of comedian, Alex Barnett, I feel sorry for all the laughs you’re missing. Alex, a lawyer by trade and a f...

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QOTW: “Should I Continue Dating Someone Who Might Be R...

From Alexa: Christelyn, I’ve been following your page for quite some time and I was wondering if you could give me some insight on how to overco...

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Bobbi Brown Does Mauve Like a Boss, Plus #ThePaintedLipsProj...

By now you all know I’m a sucker for a good pink. The weekend, after taking the little princess to see Cinderella… …We went to Sepho...

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How to Date an Alpha Male…Do You Have What It Takes?...

*Due to the politically correct climate we live in, the author of this piece has opted to remain anonymous. First, if you’ve turned the head of ...

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Calling All Expats!...

We have so many BW here who have worked, taught or studied abroad. On travel posts, a wealth of information often comes out in the comments section. S...

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