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9 hours, 43 minutes ago on Wake Up, Black Women! IRR “Permission” Is Never Coming!
Chris, I love the "vetting"advice of this blog; so wish I had this advice when I was younger. Even more, I like how you included a non-black male in the mix since some commenters believe that you "white knight" white men on this blog.
10 hours, 17 minutes ago on Three men who say they are “good.” Three types of men black women should stay the hell away from.
I'M glad you're back Toni, I've missed you. Again, another great article.
13 hours, 1 minute ago on Wake Up, Black Women! IRR “Permission” Is Never Coming!
Not since they attributed cornrows as a white woman's innovation. ..The Bo Derek hairstyle.
1 day, 11 hours ago on People Magazine Shows Racial Shade During Shonda Rhimes Big Network Television Night
I'm not. Surprised. I haven't been a fan of. People Magazine
@kennaGransberg Absolutely gorgeous!!! And this is not flattery. And girl if I had your lips.....
4 days, 16 hours ago on Video: Black Women, Capitalize On Your Unique Assets!
@Leille congratulations to"dancing by yourself", that's a giant step to feeling good about yourself. I have yet to accomplish that.
5 days, 16 hours ago on Video: Black Women, Capitalize On Your Unique Assets!
@KingsDaughter Now that's my kind of girl!! Love that maxi green dress with the split. I love bold and brilliant colors.
Just yesterday, a coworker asked me "Where's your pink or purple", I was wearing Brown and he noticed.
1 week, 1 day ago on Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall
I eat almonds practically every day, it's a no-sugar snack option during the day. Now, I will add walnuts to my grocery list. Also glad to see strawberries on this list, living in Florida, they're available year round.
Of course, as already mentioned below, drink plenty of H2O, nothing trumps that!
1 week, 1 day ago on 5 Great Foods For Gorgeous Skin
The fact that you were oblivious to why she was giving you a list...you really had to ask?
1 week, 4 days ago on TBT: Brown Girls Rocking Beads on Braids
@dani-BBW Shucks, it helped me. Lol
1 week, 6 days ago on QOTW: “Should I Worry If the White Guy Macking On Me Has No Black Friends?”
Wow, Christelyn, at first I didn't recognize you. I thought you were a model for the product. You are looking fabulous.
1 week, 6 days ago on OMG…Have You Heard of Jane Iredale Cosmetics?!
Whew! And my cardiologist JUST decreased the dosage of my blood pressure medication. I may have to take two pills this morning after viewing this presentation. So many flavors to choose from.....I'm overwhelmed.
2 weeks ago on MAN CANDY MONDAY: 50 Shades of Bae’
I really like Trina Turk collection. I love the tangerines or coral colors I saw so much this summer.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on New York Fashion Week Favorites!
@zafera I was thinking the same thing..Brandy was first. I'm just glad to see black women portrayed as desirable.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on Broadway!
@Jamila @Statuesque ditto
2 weeks, 1 day ago on “Did This White Guy Use Me for Sex?” Yeah; Probably. But Not Because You’re Black.
@SweetGardenia sounds like my ex lol
@DWB I use to sell shoes and forgot about the Brooks brand. Thanks. I use to run track in HS also, I was a sprinter though.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall
@RhondaSpeights I googled Fleet Feet and there are none in my area :-( A coworker did mention a shoe store for runners, however I forgot the name.
When I use to pick up/drop my granddaughter at preschool, there was a facility across the street that was a running club. I use to see runners entering and exiting all the time. Maybe I'll check it out.
Thanks for the advice!
@Sfbta Thanks for reminding about stretching which I rarely do.
Well said...it's not about race. One of the reasons, I plan to wait until I'm married before I become intimate with a man is I'm the classic example of a woman who becomes emotionally attached after sex. So why would I want to put myself in such a precarious situation by "hooking up" with someone?
2 weeks, 3 days ago on “Did This White Guy Use Me for Sex?” Yeah; Probably. But Not Because You’re Black.
I've decided that I'm going to take up running (please no laughs from the audience). I'm building up my wardrobe; I bought an awesome sports bra from Victoria Secret and Target had a great sale on athletic shorts and tees.
Now, I'm shopping for shoes. Any suggestions from those who run? My boss swears by Asics Gel shoes.
I just tried coconut oil and so far so good. I usually use just a mixture of water and olive oil at night and a Shea Butter product in the morning.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on 10 Ultra-Moisturizing Products We Love For Natural Hair
@SweetGardenia My preference is for younger guys because guys around my age "act old"....
Yes, Younger guys are my preference for the same reason.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Ask a White Guy: Older Men, Younger Women?
Older men usually try to "holla"at me on the online dating sites. Some even in their sixties...unfortunately most men my age, late forties/early fifties don't look attractive, at least the ones who attempt to contact me.
However, offline is a different story, I mostly attract white men in their 20's and thirties! While it is an ego booster, it baffles me. Black men in the same age group rarely express any interest which is fine, the feeling is mutual. I can only conclude that most younger white men are clueless to the wonderful aging process of black women. They assume if a black woman looks 30 years old, she MUST be 30 years old. Though I prefer younger men, fifteen years my junior is the cut off.
I really enjoyed your book, thanks for sharing such vulnerable and intimate events of your life. While it may have been cathartic and liberating, it couldn't have been easy.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Book Review: Taking My Hand Out Of My Pocket
2 weeks, 6 days ago on SirLoin’s Babe Wednesday: Babes, Bikes and Bliss
3 weeks ago on Open Forum: Okay; We Know White Men Married to Black Women are 44% Less Likely to Divorce. But Why?
@MySmile It's time black women start thinking themselves as prizes and trophies...
I concur, not only are we uniquely beautiful and alluring but complement that with intelligence and the ability to be extremely loyal to our mates and you have the prize every man dreams about.
@docwatson223 @Maxine @phillychick
Doc, I agree with you but society at large does not view black women as a trophy. Of course, the last laugh is on society.
Right?? Why was this garbage even published. It's all speculation on part of the author. The synopsis is black women are so undesirable that we are thankful that a white man would marry us. And we hold on to the marriage no matter how toxic because we realized it's our last opportunity to experience love.
Yet, wouldn't that same logic apply to when black women are married to black man?
King David's son, Absalom hair got entangled in a tree. I wonder if his hair was similar to Polamalu's crown of glory. Every time I see him I can't help but to think of Absalom.
3 weeks ago on Man Candy Monday: The Pittsburgh Steeler With the Awesome Hair
I liked the footage where the groom's hand lovingly slides down her arm to unite with her hand., a beautiful metaphor that they are now one..a very intimate moment. Congratulations to the lovely couple.
3 weeks ago on Video: You Tubers, Shelly and Michael Tie the Knot!
@Karla congratulations on 22 years of marriage. I always look forward to your contribution to this site.
I can only speak for myself but when it comes to the BB&W residents who have successful interracial marriages giving pearls of wisdom and advice, I stop and take notes. When my time comes to meet that one special person (husband), I will hopefully have a repertoire of wisdom and knowledge to help blueprint a successful marriage for me.
@Browncow congrats on your nine years of marriage. I, too through observation believe black women are more selective with non-black men. Many believe there's some sordid under current reason why a non-black men finds them attractive or even shows interest in them.
@itsgoodtobeme I really like your response. That there's a connection (compatibility) even though the bw/wm pairing is the least accepted.
Ralph Richard Banks, author of IS MARRIAGE FOR WHITE PEOPLE states this in his book. He states that educated black women are more compatible with Sebastian, Brett and Brody who sit next to them in college than with Tyrone, Dionte, and Lashawn back home in the hood.
@kennaGransberg Wow, this is the sister of your mother or father being so toxic toward you???
I would surmised she is jealous, insecure and down right unhappy with her life. Actually she is envious; envious people believe if "I don't have it ( happiness,love, success, marriage etc.), you shouldn't have it either."
3 weeks, 1 day ago on How Blackistanis Police Their Own: Girl Gets a Beat Down for “Acting White” (And Being Too Light)
@Christelyn Wow, that's beautiful. Your really flossing the necklace. You look lovely.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Fabulous & Flirty Fall Trends
Yay!! To finding love and congratulations.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on BB&W’s Very Own ‘EarthJeff’ is Getting Hitched!!
Hmmmm, let's see...a pair of cranberry colored ( or burgundy) boots to complement that pleated skirt..yep, it's time to do some online shopping for boots.
This is cute "Football for dummies" with pictures....very nice pictures.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Kevin Talks Football!
An amazing introduction to your book, l look forward to reading the rest of the of your story. In 1974, I was in the basement of my family's military housing unit feeding pieces of garments through a wringer of an old-fashioned washing machine when I became distracted and my hand was sucked in. I too, remember screaming in pain and horror as my mother flew down a flight of stairs to my rescue.
Of course, that is where the similarities end...I only have a scar on my hand as the result. So that is why I'm looking forward to reading about your brave and heroic journey as a SURVIVOR and very strong woman.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Book Review: Taking My Hand Out Of My Pocket
@darkandlovely @FriendsofJay @dani-BBW off topic..@ darkandlovely, I love your avatar, you are very pretty.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on And We Wonder Why More Non-Black Men Don’t Approach Us?
@dani-BBW well said
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Iyanla Can NOT Fix This Man’s Life! I Just #Cant with These Silly Women Who Think They’re “Special!”
That was a "pee in your pants" funny video. My favorite line...like that flat pancake butt you have there...haha!
3 weeks, 5 days ago on LMAO! New Video, “If Black Women Said What White Men Say”
@RhondaSpeights then I shall try the recipe. Trying to stay away from flour, sugar you know the simple carbs.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall
@JackieDee @Beautee_85 sounds delectable. I wonder if I can substitute the white flour with almond flour.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Open Thread. Summer is over on to Fall
@dani-BBW really?? An astronomy club? That sounds exciting since I'm interested in astronomy. I love the series Universe on cable.
Ironically, just yesterday I was researching telescopes and where to view the constellations in the Tampa Bay area.
My ideal viewing would be on a sailboat IN The middle of the Gulf of Mexico with a hawt guy showing me how to use the telescope. LOL
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Ten Interests that can Connect You to Other People