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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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Coaching: Help a Sister Be Catch the Menz With Fem...

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 Wa...

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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Toni: Black Women Losing in the ‘Fairness Ga...

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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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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Before You Protest, This is What I Want For You.

Before you read on, know that this post is not referencing any particular protest or activism going on right now. I am speaking in generalities. Siste...
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New Study Suggests Professional Black Women “...

It’s well known that most black women are taught by their parents to get through school, don’t get pregnant, and don’t worry about g...
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Is He Lying To You? Former CIA Agent Teaches You H...

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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