Black Women’s Empowerment

Days Before “Straight Outta Compton” P...

Uhm…I guess some folks might be getting scared. Just a day before Straight Outta Compton reaches theaters, Dr. Dre gives a half-assed “apo...
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Why Do Black Women Keep Throwing Themselves on the...

  I’ll admit, I haven’t followed the play-by-play with the #BlackLivesMatter hashtivism movement, but what I saw today made me want t...
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Yes, They Mean You Too…”BITCH.”

A predictable argument I’ve heard from critics on my position to pass on the movie, “Straight Outta Compton,” (you know, the one tha...
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Why No Self-Respecting Black Woman Should Pay to S...

By now you’ve probably seen the trailer for the movie, Straight Outta Compton, which tells the story of West Coast rap group, NWA (Niggas With A...
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“Your Daughters Are Being Boycotted.” ...

  This morning I woke up to a tag on Facebook that said this: “Black Women Moving On Articles like this are the reason why although I have...
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Truth Through Poetry…Black Women Bravely Fac...

Once upon a time, everyone thought that black men belonged to black women, and black women belonged to black men. The idea of “black love”...
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Bill Cosby Confession Highlights Why It’s So...

  Like most black people of my generation, I grew up watching Fat Albert, The Cosby Show, and A Different World. Bill Cosby was everyone’s ...
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Yes; There Is a War on Black Girls and Women. And ...

Law Wanxi has been my news-on-the-street guy lately, and sent a link to an article on Salon about how black girls and women are often brutalized and d...
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It Takes Kenya Moore for “Clutch” and...

The internet is all abuzz AGAIN, because reality newsmaker, Kenya Moore stated the obvious. There are simply not enough “good black men” f...
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Are Some Black Women Exporting Family Dysfunction ...

I’ve observed a trend in certain interracial relationship circles on Facebook, where a lot of talk has centered around black women interracially...
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Empowerment: Help a Sister Out with Her Five-Time ...

It’s no secret that we have THE MOST vibrant, supportive and intelligent black women here on BB&W, so it’s no surprise that many of th...
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Coaching: Help a Sister Be Catch the Menz With Fem...

Got this letter from a young girl recently… Dear Christelyn, I love your posts, have read your book and been keeping up with Beyond Black and W...
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Toni: Black Women Losing in the ‘Fairness Ga...

Yep, it’s Toni! You know something is important when I decide to break my “I’m too busy to write or BBW” to write something for BB...
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Who Benefits From Black Women Not Feeling Feminine...

I’m really glad more and more critically thinking black women are beginning to ask the right kind of questions....
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