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Way to go Bill and Queen of Zambia!
1 day, 12 hours ago on Get X-Mas Money! Enter Our First BB&W “Happy Couple” Contest to Win a $100 Visa Gift Card!
2 days, 13 hours ago on Neil’s Story: The Overseas Wedding that (Almost) Never Happened
Didn't know you were a ballplayer Toni, because you hit this one out of the ball park dear. Spot on!
2 days, 18 hours ago on My Strong Is <em>Not</em> Your Strong, My Swirl Is <em>Not</em> Your Swirl: On White Women Entitlement Issues And Epic Cockblocking
@caligirl94117 Hold up hold up. I posted this on my Facebook page and a sister named Sheila proclaims that she knows Rose. Sheila is a black American woman also married to a Serb and lives in Serbia. So American sisters are also representing. That was fab comment to see!
4 days, 12 hours ago on From Uganda to Serbia, Rose Bugarčić’s Incredible Journey
@dani-BBW I don't know why folks even bother to insult.
@Maxine lol I try Maxine, I try.
6 days, 14 hours ago on From Uganda to Serbia, Rose Bugarčić’s Incredible Journey
Good try troll. Show me your blog where you are praising sisters and uplifting them instead of tearing down and criticizing and I may half way kind of believe you. If you are real, even with all your black loving women bm friends, you are still few and far in between. I smell some NOI at work but I could be wrong.
1 week ago on Could What Ralph Richard Banks Said in His Book Be True Regarding How Swirling Might Help Black Women Marry Black Men?
@PaoloP @tonyrog ahahahaaaa. In my post about this I wrote "Fix My Life or Have Me Fixed"?
2 weeks, 2 days ago on The Iyanla Vanzant Cluster Cuss: We BB&W MUST Keep Discussing the High OOW Rate
That young lady is wise.
That is why I decided to concentrate more on my Google Plus for Swirling and Marriage. I am horrified that Facebook can do this after all the hard work you put in building your fan base, sharing stories and pics and everything. So shameful and heartbreaking. But on the other hand, look at this outpouring of love and support you have. Awesome!!!!!!
2 weeks, 5 days ago on The Death of Beyond Black & White…
@Brenda55 Thanks Lady B for mentioning the other two legged predators. I fear them more than the police which is why my son can't go anywhere unsupervised. Walking prey for evil. I am so glad your brothers made it to be seniors. Even with your close calls, praise God!
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Ferguson, MO Reminds Parents With Black Autistic Young Men of Their Worst Nightmare
@Fae Quince With more and more pressure from Downs Syndrome and Autism advocacy groups the police have had to deal with this and public relations is important though they have a long long way to go. I do see that many PD's will try to put something in place but sometimes circumstances won't account for any amount of training when rogues will be rogues.
@crich42 You may have to become proactive in your son's case. I suggest making a call to the local PD in your area and arranging a meeting with the community relations to find out what they are doing. Discuss your concerns for your son who will be with you so they can SEE him and be on notice. They should be more than happy to tell/show you what they are doing to address your concerns and what groups they are working with if any. If they are not, then you have a chance to foster some program or relations between the police and autism orgs in your area.
I think Chicago actually has a program for the special needs community. I think Fairfax County Virginia has something in place for elopers.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Ferguson, MO Reminds Parents With Black Autistic Young Men of Their Worst Nightmare
You have got to be kidding me! I never cease to be amazed.
1 month ago on People Magazine Shows Racial Shade During Shonda Rhimes Big Network Television Night
Miss Watts could have still told the story had she shown her ID. Most likely it would not have escalated. And she could have outed the officers and the harassment. This could happen to any of us anywhere at anytime. I would just handover my license/id and protest later. With social media, the word would get out about my treatment. A camera phone running is even better and legal.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Update on Danielle Watts: BB&W Exclusive Interview with Boyfriend, Brian
Super congrats to you both!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on BB&W’s Very Own ‘EarthJeff’ is Getting Hitched!!
@Didi2806 Go for it. You never know until you go. :) Please let me know how your are doing and we'll post your story too if you like. Best to you.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Paula Cooper Trajkovski Takes On Macedonia – And Wins!
@Browncow how horrible. Just unimaginable violence. Do you know what happened to the older daughter who was married to the DBR? Did she stand by him or mourn her mother? Just unimaginable.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on DBRs Abound – A True Murder In The First
@kiki100 I don't know much other than about 6 years passed between these two tragic events. She was divorced and living her life. Don't know why the son did this and don't know that I'll ever find out the truth.
@Brenda55 A friend suggested DBR(recongnitions). It does indeed have a different meaning to many depending upon personal tolerance level. Thank you!
They make a lovely couple!
2 months ago on How Yours Truly Played Cupid with New Power Couple, Film Maker Chris Silber and Dr. Misee Harris
Great job ladies. So pleased to be there with you in the beginning. What an honor and what a blast it is talking with Michelle and Adrienne!
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Heard of “The Swirl World” Yet?
@nikki1978 Yes Nikki, Their love comes right off the page.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Swirling and Marriage: 2014 Couple of the Year
Wowzwers! Breukelen Bleu really broke it down. If you don't understand or choose not to receive this glaring truth, then energy, time and this entire message is lost.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on New Documentary Decrying 72% Out-of-Wedlock Rate…Love the Content But…
3 months, 1 week ago on Gotta Say Something Because This is Inexcusable: Eric Gardner Didn’t Have to Die for 50 Cents.
3 months, 1 week ago on Reader Letter: Black Woman Married to a Black Man Sees the Site for What It Is
What else can be said about this well thought out, truthful and hard hitting, but eloquent post but "AMEN"?
3 months, 2 weeks ago on “Im a Negro Bed Wench,” and Other Things I Learned Since Marrying My Husband
3 months, 3 weeks ago on New Documentary on the Black Church Shines a Light on Prosperity Pimps for Dollars
4 months, 1 week ago on Company’s Photo Discrepancy Gives Subtle Message to Black Mothers Versus White Mothers
@The Working Home Keeper I don't get it either. But Hallmark must be making a pretty good penny from that campaign.
I agree with lots of the sentiment here. Unfortunately we, black women are 73 + oow childbirth in this country. Who can we blame for these kinds of ads? I am outraged at the fact that our communities are full of single black mothers who are choosing this for themselves and innocent babies. I can't get mad at an ad that tells the truth even if it doesn't apply to me. There is lots of outrage at this ad and I cringe at it too honestly. But truth is truth. No Wedding No Womb. All this outrage would be better suited mentoring a young teen and showing her a better way. I don't like this but again we have contributed to these kinds of ads. This probably was an oversight that won't be made again, at least by this company. When ads start to show single ww with their biracial babies, the country will be outraged and programs will come out of the woodwork to stop the oow births in ww. Then black women will benefit too. But until then, we can try and stop the behavior but a whole lot of work needs to be done as many black girls are programed from almost birth that they are not worthy of marriage and repeat this cycle 4 generations sometimes. The ad is not fair, but it represents the truth in our communities. It is what it is.
@Swirlgirl28 @Savannah18121 Amen
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Eve Becomes “Mrs. Maximillion Cooper”
@Savannah18121 I wonder how many of those bms spouting off about Cooper's four children have that many or more with different women and not paying a dime of support for any of them? Trash and trash talk makes good ratings and page hits. Meaningless Eve and progressive forward thinking women. I say let them keep talking. The First Amendment allows us all that right. But it doesn't say the words have to mean anything, just the right to say it. lol
@Brenda55 @PhillyGirl @Lady A Don't you just love those haters and naysayers who want you to share in their own misery of their own making? Life is too short but of course you all know this. They do too, but denial is powerful sometimes. smh
It is not uncommon as I coach many women who are virgins of varying ages. Not hard to believe at all and I am an advocate of no sex before marriage. I like his advice to the young lady and I am glad you posted the call.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on How Can You Be Sexy If You Believe in No Sex Before Marriage? Matthew Hussey Explains.
@MixedUpInVegas @SwirlQueen Wonderful for your daughter to be married to someone dedicated and prepared to do what it takes to be successful -- hard work. Fab!
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Coming Down from the Mount: Lay Off the Mods!
@Kaiju_Bleu @SwirlQueen @Oaktown Paul Thank you Kaiju. So sweet of you to say. :)
@Oaktown Paul Thanks Paul. I am not 100% if that is the way I am going, but thanks so much for the advice. I have some decisions to make soon so we'll see. Maybe I can PM you when and if the time comes but this advice is great as is. Sounds like you have been there done that. Thanks again.
4 months, 4 weeks ago on Coming Down from the Mount: Lay Off the Mods!
@Brenda55 It will be a while yet. Cali has no reciprocity for anything and no Magistrate system here so I am back to square one if I want a legal career. I am still looking for what I want to do when I grow up. lol So congrats on being able to retire so young. Time for you to get your book published girl. Just pick a topic and I'm sure you can make it relatable to the masses. Swirling, Nursing, Audiology, Mating habits of Bees, Securities and Exchange in the Czech Republic, The Education System in Malta etc. Just pic one of these or a myriad of others, write your book and I'll enjoy the read. :)
I love the mods. I am convinced Brenda belongs in a court room with her top notch analysis skills. There is a judgeship with your name on it dear. (Never too late for a career change lol). Any chance of you coming to help me study for the Cali Bar? I'm assuming the answer is no, so you and the rest keep doing the fab job here at BBW.
5 months, 1 week ago on Big Mistake: When Slavery Makes Your Romanticize “The Struggle”
@Gijou Jenkins was disbarred in both Michigan and California.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Los Angeles NAACP President, Leon Jenkins, Resigns After Sterling Debacle
@Christelyn What I have found in some women Chris that some are all talk when it comes to taking action. I have been so disappointed with some of the turn out at events where the guys actually showed up. Pillars of Salt. One of my former clients was really a lot of talk but when one wm wanted to talk to her, a single beautiful, health conscious bw, she avoided him and went out another door. Yet complained about being single and not being able to find anybody. shrugs...
6 months ago on Want to Meet This Guy? L.A. Folks, Meet Us at the Mixed Heritage Conference at UCLA!
@ncatina @smartacus amen
6 months, 1 week ago on Don’t Come for Lupita! #AshyLarryBoyBands Throws Grenades At BW Haters
I'm so sorry for your loss Niki and Christelyn. Niki, your eyes sparkled when you spoke of Jason and you grinned when showing me his photos. I know he will be missed. Again, so sorry. Praying for your comfort and healing.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Sad News: Former BB&W ‘Hottie’ Succumbs to Cancer at 41
@tonyrog Thanks Tony!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on “Would a Rainbeau Accept My Special Needs Child?”
@TashaLopez I hate that there are so many single mothers of children with autism. So many men leave women with special needs. That leaves them free to find a real man who will step up to the plate like the two men I mention in the post. Stand up men are out there.
I am heartbroken for your mother. I know she is strong though if you are any indication of her parenting. Please feel free to share a song I wrote with her. www.autismanthem.com Best to you and your family.
I'm not even offended by her stupid comments. This babushka clearly has issues. SMH
6 months, 3 weeks ago on WTF?! Human “Barbie” Claims Women are Less Beautiful Because of “Race Mixing”
Good to hear. I wish them the best.
7 months ago on WHEW! Halle Berry Calls Her Hubby “Delicious.” Guess They’re Still a Thing!