Black women

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Michonne…. The Magnificent (Or My Reason to ...

Yeah, baby!! I survived the season hiatus to tune in to watch the premier of The Walking Dead and so did Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. There was mu...
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IMATS, CAITLYN, face, black women, makeup, tips, advice, eyeliner, highlight, fashion, style, brown skin, doe eyes, get this look,

Be Dramatic with a Gel Liner and Highlights

I love playing up my eyes, and spent the majority of my primp time trying to get them just right. What I’ve noticed that really helps with givin...
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QOTW: “Am I Wrong If I Choose to Never Date ...

I just got this note from a fan of the blog and fan page: I have a question for you Christelyn as well as the other group members who are doing the sw...
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Nichelle Gainer, style, fashion, book, black women, history, inspiration, vintage black book

Vintage Black Glamour Is Coming to a Coffee Table ...

Beauty. Class. Style. Grace. Talent. Nichelle Gainer, writer and proprietor of the tumblr site Vintage Black Glamour, is set to publish a coffee table...
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Apollo Nida, Husband of RHOA Star Phaedra Parks, G...

This is foolishness at its finest. I’m not a Real Housewives of Atlanta Fan. In fact, I’ve never watched the show other than the occasiona...
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race, dating, marriage, conflict, insults, black men, black women, swirling, interracial, society, stigma,

A Sister Reacts to Accusation of Race Betrayal

I was given permission by L. B. Kelle to share a recent experience she had.  Now I know the loyal readers of BBW would have some choice words to say...
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Know What ‘Empowerment’ Really Means? ...

I made a few resolutions for this year. For example, I would try to be less confrontational and not expend energy in pointless arguments. Another reso...
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light skin, dark skin, colorism, hatred, self hatred, complexion, black men, black women, dating, relationships, privilege, Latinos,

Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine: The Lighter Side...

The life of a light skinned Black female can be an amazingly confusing place. The fact of the matter is that I didn’t necessarily understand my ...
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Stuff I Like: Portrait-Ready, “Stay All Day&...

As I age, my skin begins to act a little funny. The dry spots are dryer and the oily spots are still oily. So when you wear foundation with a T-Zone o...
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dating, Youtube, marriage, swirling, true story, Willie Pete, commenters, women haters, Black women, marriage, light skin, dark skin, complexion, worth, value, options, blogging, hatred, OOW, single mother, abandonment, White men, other men,

My True Confession: I Advocate Swirling Because I ...

A very strange and angry black man called Sergeant Willie Pete is enraged by me. He’s enraged because he took a comment I said in a You Tube vid...
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One Man Found Guilty of Not Disclosing HIV Status,...

Consider this post a friendly public service announcement about the importance of safe sex. It’s not just high schoolers who need this message. ...
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“Clutch/The Frisky” Nails It With Thei...

I’ve been annoyed with Clutch’s editorial lineup over the past year, what with all their, “EVERYBODY’S RACIST!!!” posts,...
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dating, swirling, equals, standards, Black women, Black men, poor choices, leaving, relationshps, romance, abuse, options,

Toni: Desirable educated black women who don’...

I find it absolutely hilarious that we get black woman after black woman writing all these open letters and blog posts about how they only want a blac...
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black women, dating, relationships, online dating, interracial, swirling, fear, over 40, cougar, potential, black men, fear, frustration, advice, QOTW,

QOTW: Black Woman Wonders About Interracial Dating...

The Letter… Hi Christelyn, I came across the BB&W website chance through a FB friends repost of a picture from the Interracial Dating Centra...
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