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LMAO Haters are Hilarious!

Sometimes, when I read mean and crazy stuff by people who have an insane, mouth-frothing, over-the-top hatred for me, I get sad. And then I realize, I...
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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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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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Changing Lanes: Are Biracial People Wrong for Usin...

On the heels of Super Bowl XLVIII that featured the halftime show featuring Bruno Mars we’ve got a plethora of articles regarding this mixed ra...
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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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Swiffer Commercial Is Just the Beginning. Ad Guys ...

This video holds the record for appearing in my inbox. I must have gotten 20. Woot! This is awesome, but pretty soon it’ll be as normal an image...
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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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Butt Naked While Brown: Perfection, Normalcy and T...

Does Black Skin Equal Dirty?...
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“Just Ignore It” Isn’t a Solutio...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Tracy Renee Jones explains why "just ignoring" blatant abuse is never a solution....
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The Secret Sex Lives of Teenagers: Of Hidden Pearl...

As women of color, we must ask ourselves, why does society fear budding sexuality? Sexual development goes hand in hand with walking upright, learning...
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Ghetto Nation: What Went Wrong in the Inner City B...

Take a stroll in any inner-city neighborhood: On any given afternoon, you will see groups of able-bodied young men lounging carelessly on street corne...
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