Thriving

The Psychological Damage Done To Our Girls is Pure...

  I was shuffling through my “Question of the Week” letters and came across one that was pretty verbose. Bottom line–the young ...
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BB&W Survey Results: 69% of IRR Black Mothers...

Yesterday on a whim, I decided to host an informal survey of the participants of this blog and our Facebook page–black women interested and invo...
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Two Women Find Love On a Site That Claimed Black W...

I’m flanked next to two lovely black women who met their non-black significant others on a website famous for a survey that indicated black wome...
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Bill Cosby Confession Highlights Why It’s So...

  Like most black people of my generation, I grew up watching Fat Albert, The Cosby Show, and A Different World. Bill Cosby was everyone’s ...
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Why Bristol Palin Won’t Ever Be Called a ...

I’ve watched with interest as news outlets all over the world are reporting the second illegitimate pregnancy of Bristol Palin, daughter of once...
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Yes; There Is a War on Black Girls and Women. And ...

Law Wanxi has been my news-on-the-street guy lately, and sent a link to an article on Salon about how black girls and women are often brutalized and d...
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When We Win, the Claws Come Out…On the Bashi...

I get it. For some folks (white people, I’m looking at you) tennis is a sport for the wealthy, country club crowd and skinny blondes with long l...
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Black Woman WINNING! Franchesca Gets Her Own Show ...

I am so bursting with excitement right now…Franchesca Ramsey, You Tube sensation and all around awesome chick just got her own MTV web series ca...
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Open Thread: What are You Teaching Your Daughters?

My little Chloe had her 5th grade promotion yesterday. She made the honor roll and everything–my little Clo Clo is a smart one! At the end of th...
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The Hate is Real: Facebook Group Vows Revenge on B...

People wonder why this blog still talks about the dysfunctions in the black community. They argue that we should just ride into the sunset with “...
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It Takes Kenya Moore for “Clutch” and...

The internet is all abuzz AGAIN, because reality newsmaker, Kenya Moore stated the obvious. There are simply not enough “good black men” f...
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Are Some Black Women Exporting Family Dysfunction ...

I’ve observed a trend in certain interracial relationship circles on Facebook, where a lot of talk has centered around black women interracially...
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We Rock! Check Out These Black Women You Should Kn...

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 ...

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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