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#LeaveItIn2019 For Black Women

Here we are at the end of yet another year. If you’re reading this, you made it! I’ve noticed that for many people, 2019 was a monster they’d ra...
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Lessons I Learned in 2019

Written by Nicole J. With 2019 coming to a close, I have reached my first anniversary at Beyond Black and White. I have made a few friends, flexed my ...
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Jodie and Joshua are married!

Written by Nicole J. Christelyn did a video on The Pink Pill YouTube channel, and now it’s my turn! It looks like the cat is out of the bag! Abs...
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Miss Universe and Trickle Down Blackonomics

Written by Nicole J. Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe this week, and let me tell you that I am pleased as punch! She, to me,...
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It Girl is the New Black: Congratulations to Miss ...

Today is a day of celebration, ladies. Last night, we had a glorious occasion. Ms. Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa has won Miss Universe 2019. This top...
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Gabrielle Union Hit & Miss |A Pink Pill Autop...

You’ve probably heard that Gabrielle Union was recently fired from America’s Got Talent.  Amongst a few other reasons, she was more than ...
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What does it mean to compete?

Written by Nicole J. You are judged as soon as someone sees you. For being black, for being a woman, for having the audacity for being both simultaneo...
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Why is the bar so low?

Written by Nicole J. Stop me if you’ve seen it before.   Say you’re scrolling on Facebook and you come across a status shared by a friend. No...
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Quid Pro Quo: Bad for the President; Good for Blac...

President Donald J. Trump is currently in hot water over his alleged attempt to grab the president of Ukraine by the shorthairs in order to gain lever...
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A Modern Love Triangle: White Women Allies, Black ...

Oh, the ties that bind. As the proverb goes, a cord of three strands is not easily broken. I am sure that I do not need to lay the foundation for our ...
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Jealousy: Meghan, Wendy, and Candace

Written by Nicole J. Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has been in headlines more this week, following a documentary airing her struggles with adjusting to ro...
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Is “Unbothered” the New ‘Strong ...

I want to talk more about this new mindset of black women being “unbothered.” It sounds like a productive tact in the right direction at f...
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Third Rail Topics of Black Womanhood

Written by Nicole J An interesting post was left on Facebook on my blog about normalizing obesity. “ I’ve come to realize that certain topics...
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Black-owned business: Sweet Tella’s guilt-free t...

Today, we’re doing a slightly different interview. Chauntel reached out to connect with us, as a young black woman starting her own business. We hav...
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