Thriving

“You Must Hate Them All!” ActuallyR...

I have a confession: Unless someone has done something absolutely terrible or is consistent in their questionable behavior, I have a tendency to forge...
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Just Move On: Why Validation-Seeking In Black Wome...

I’ve become aware of recent kerfuffles where someone said/did something that could be construed as giving a negative impression of black women (...
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This Letter Right Here…

…Is why I do what I do, and endure what I endure. I don’t know how this little angel knew I needed this, but boy, did she make my week. DE...
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A Lesson In Bold Black Womanhood: No Explanations ...

I’ve talked in the past about being a bold black woman. One of the areas where black women often find themselves attacked is in their ability to...
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Swirling and Music – Lillie McCloud

   Lillie McCloud Just who is the beautiful bombshell that got Simon Cowell on his feet in praise?  Why it’s new diva on the scene Lillie...
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Lormarie on the ‘Muzzling’ of Black Wo...

I’ve been on a number of different forums where an interracially married black woman speaks of the hostility she faces from blacks, men in parti...
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An Announcement! Toni Matthews, “Thriving...

This is promotion is a long time coming, and definitely deserved. BB&W has appointed Toni Matthews (Toni M) editor of our “Thriving” s...
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Are They Kidding? The New Meme to Trap and Trick B...

Just when I think I’ve heard it all, then comes some new fresh hell to guilt and scare black women out of swirling. This one comes from a group ...
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Good Wins Again! My Final Word on Internet Trolls&...

      This weekend was FABULOUS, much to the chagrin of a rabid internet troll who inadvertently made our BB&W fan page legend. Bec...
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Kola Boof: “I Never Loved Osama Bin Laden”

Never to be outdone and never soft-spoken, the illustrious for some, the infamous for others, Kola Boof....
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Reality TV Star Evelyn Lozada on Why She Married a...

Now I know that many of the BB&W regulars HATE reality TV shows featuring black women who aren't afraid to turn on the ratchet--namely, shows like VH1...
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Black Women Suspicious When Desired yet Begging to...

Black Women Suspicious When Someone Desires Them I just read this post on Clutch about a new dating site called I Love Black Women.  According to Clu...
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Who Owns a Black Woman’s Womb?

Despite the fact that a lack of being married is usually the result of a man not asking, it has been typically expected that the black women bear sole...
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Study Confirms that No Matter What I Do, Haters Wi...

I have a few trusted advisers in my inner circle who semi-regularly have to talk me off the ledge, because I have a small but vocal cadre of haters wi...
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