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Active Voice…..

Voice. Diction. Structure. Restriction. Nouns. Verbs. Adjectives. Words. Don’t pretend u can’t understand me at all. Pakistani Haitian Pat...
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culture, race, ethnic, names, children, blended families, racism, discrimination, privilege, society, employment, stigma, dating, relationships, insight, black men, options,white men, black women, dating, interracial marriage, blended families, relationships, romance, flirting, advice, reader question, looking for love,

What’s In A Name?

From time to time we discuss names black Americans give their children.  I have seen some pretty outlandish names encroached upon innocent children ...
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law, politics, race, equality, crime, racial profiling, prison, suspect, stereotypes, University of Minnesota,

End Racial Descriptions in Crime Alerts – W...

(credit: CBS)   There has been a recent uproar at the University of Minnesota because a black student was misidentified as a burglary suspect. ...
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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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Al Gore, fertility, black women, global warming, propaganda, human rights, global warming,

Does Al Gore Believe African Women’s Fertili...

You’d think so if you listened to conservative media sites. Take a look at this snippet from Human Events: Gore said such efforts to manage Afri...
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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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Omar Sheree Stevenson, Mademoiselle, black media, black blogs, urban, reading, news, victims, blaming, black women, black men, Blackistan, attack, street harassment, sexual abuse

Is There Any Group That Blames the Victims Worse?!

So I’m reading about this miscreant who threw a bowling ball at a woman’s HEAD for not accepting his offer to buy her a drink, and the aut...
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In Search Of My Past…Following the Ancestry ...

Growing up, I was always intrigued when my nonblack friends spoke of their ethnic roots. Some were Irish, others were German, Chinese, East Indian, an...
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race, discussion, black culture, ratchet, perception, information, dialogue, conversation, explanation, White, Black, biracial, question of the week, swirling, mixed marriage, learning, ignorance, cu

QOTW: White Man Asks, “What Is Black Culture...

I can hear some of you rolling your eyes. Okay, I might answer this question myself pretty well, but most non-Black people, and apparently the “...
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tshirt, clothing, designer, design, Andrea Carter, humor, fashion, style, black women, insult, words, pop culture, athletic wear, race, black women, history

Why I’m PROUD to be an ‘Uppity Negro,&...

    The creator of this t-shirt, Andrea Carter, called me an ‘uppity negro‘ and I consider it one of the best compliments I̵...
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hate, hatred, online, Youtube, video, commentary, Tamera Mowry, twins, whore, Sister to Sister, twins, husband, Black, White, biracial, son, child, mixed, marriage, Oprah, interview, hate, bed wench, insult, hate, interview, television, actress,

Tamera Mowry Gets Called “White Man’s ...

Tamara Mowry got candid on Oprah about being called a  “white man’s bed wench,” and Tia is a “true black woman,” becaus...
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Katie Couric, interracial, marriage, marriage minded, biracial, television, media, social trends, OOW, black women, dating out, relationships, families,

Interracial Families Spotlighted on Katie Couric

Take a look at the couple who started the page, “We Are the 15 Percent,” and comic and  friend of BB&W, Alex Barnett talk about the i...
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Ola Hudson, Slash, designer, Pinterest, style, historic, icon

Iconic Tuesday: May I Interest You In This Awesome...

Oh, Kittens! I’ve been a bad, bad, girl. I stumbled across this AMAZING Pinterest board days ago and have been been agonizing over whether or no...
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advice, message, cultur, education, perfection, outsider, self esteem, adversity, tact, communications, humiliation, growth, open mind, chances, community, learning, black women, dating, options, life, relationships, cu

Message to the Lurkers: Not All of Us Are Preachin...

I know there are Hella people that come through here to read, and I understand like anywhere else, its hard to step out of your safe corner and make f...
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