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Product Picks: This Photo is Brought to You ByR...

Soft and scented Mizani True Textures Curl Recharger The product claims to be a lightweight cream and gel combo, that revives curls and gives them bou...
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dating, relationships, leona's love quest, black women, romance, blogger, real life, journey, transitioning, dating, relationships, leona's love quest, black women, romance, blogger, real life, journey, transitioning,

Leona’s Love Quest: The Final Chapter

It’s hard to believe that two years ago right before Valentine’s Day I sat down at my desk and crafted my introduction to “Leona’s Love Qu...
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SAHM, lifestyle, choices, options, family, parenting, marriage, couples, children, finances, aging, society, culture, stereotypes, black women,stay at home black mothers, non working mothers, stay at home parents, women who don't want to work, raising kids, child rearing, tradition, servants, privilege, freedom,

Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working”...

I find that there are few things that piss off black people more than a stay at home black mother. Not stay at home mother, but stay at home BLACK mot...
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Stop Telling Women to Smile comes to Oakland!

  I am very proud to share that the Stop Telling Women to Smile campaign that I backed continues to roll along. Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, the artist...
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marriage, couples, interracial dating, women with kids, black women, options, choices, divorce, family, widowers, men with kids, advice, swirling, blended families,

Inside the Male Mind: Why Divorced Single Mothers ...

I’m about to get really real in here for a minute, and what I’m about to say is going to offend a lot of people. I understand that. And I ...
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style, fashion, dressing, grooming tips, flirting, attraction, dating, relationships, couples, ashy skin, dry skin, winter, hydration, suave moroccan, dry oil, beauty products, style, winter,

Raise Your Hand if Your Elbows are Ashy

Raise your hand if your skin is feeling a might tight during this long, dry winter. I don’t know about you, but I’m raising my hand and lo...
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Parisian Figure Skating Pair Vanessa James and Mor...

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are underway, which, for ice skating aficionado’s means multiple chances to watch lithe athletic women being hois...
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Michonne…. The Magnificent (Or My Reason to ...

Yeah, baby!! I survived the season hiatus to tune in to watch the premier of The Walking Dead and so did Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. There was mu...
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IMATS, CAITLYN, face, black women, makeup, tips, advice, eyeliner, highlight, fashion, style, brown skin, doe eyes, get this look,

Be Dramatic with a Gel Liner and Highlights

I love playing up my eyes, and spent the majority of my primp time trying to get them just right. What I’ve noticed that really helps with givin...
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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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Vintage Black Glamour Is Coming to a Coffee Table ...

Beauty. Class. Style. Grace. Talent. Nichelle Gainer, writer and proprietor of the tumblr site Vintage Black Glamour, is set to publish a coffee table...
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Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks, Angela Stanton, book, work out video, Atlanta, lawyer, attorney, racketeering, Federal charges, arrest, rumors, indictment, marriage, felon, choices, black men, black women, swirling, RHOA, Real Housewives of Atlanta, reality show, arrest, felon, news,

Apollo Nida, Husband of RHOA Star Phaedra Parks, G...

This is foolishness at its finest. I’m not a Real Housewives of Atlanta Fan. In fact, I’ve never watched the show other than the occasiona...
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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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Mammy, mule, empowerment, repression, dysfunctional, selflessness, stress, resources, black women, black men, sob story, rescue, strong black woman,

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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