Black Singles Review ( Screen Capture Reviews

Average: • 2.7 / 5 (by 8 Users)   View

As of January 2017, has closed. If you were interested in Black Single you may want to check out a similar dating service like Black People Meet.

Below, we have left our original review for your continued reading. This review received its last major update during the month of March 2014.

As the premier African American online personals site, meet black men and woman at The members of this online dating service have joined because they are looking for people who share similar values, cultural aspects, traditions and beliefs. While not exclusively for African Americans, the site permit membership across all races who may have a physical preference towards or be open to inter-cultural dating/ethnic dating.

Visit to find the friendliest and most active black singles community online!

Positives of

  • One of the best-known dating sites for people looking for Black Singles. They tout that 10,000 singles are on the site each day
  • A very busy and popular Message Boards
  • All profiles are reviewed before they go online to ensure quality

Negatives of

  • Not for all singles as it focused on a specific demographic. You will essentially only find members here who are interested in African American matches

At a Glance

United States, Canada
Member Numbers:
500,000 ?
Cost per Month:
From $4.99 / month
Membership Types:
Free - Basic

Average User Reviews & Ratings

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  View Free Membership

  • Yes
  • Included:
    • Create a Profile (only required to complete the first 2 steps)
      • General information
        • User information, name, gender, birth date, country & zip code, type of relationship you are looking for (multi-select)
      • Basic profile information
        • Height, body type, ethnicity, language, education, occupation, smoking, drinking, marital status, children, religion
        • Introduce yourself and describe the type of person you'd like to meet (a personalized “in your own words” section)
      • Fun facts
        • 15 questions from what your favorite music is to what type of food do you like most
        • You select your response from multiple answers
      • My ideal match
        • Select your age range and acceptable distance of your potential match
        • Select multiple traits (the same as in the Basic Profile Information page) and their order of importance of the type of person you are looking for
        • Select your emailing options based on what percentage singles match up with your selections
      • Essays
        • Write up to 7 essays on such things as "What the most important thing in your life" is to describing your perfect day
        • These are not required be filled out but can add to your matchmaking experience
      • Color Code Personality Profile
        • Take this basic analysis and add another dimension to your online dating experience
        • Every profile show's which color they match best with (in a percentage) along with what the personality color means
        • Very insightful!
    • Upload as many photo's as you want
      • You can get up to 10 times more responses with a photo
      • Create an album for your friends
    • See who is online
    • Searching
    • Hot list
    • Add members to your favorites list
    • Add to your friend's list (used with instant messenger)
  • Not included:
    • Cannot mail, chat, instant message or post on the message boards

Relationship Types Allowed

  • Straight
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Your Relationship Status

  • Single
  • Divorced
  • Widowed

Relationships You can Find

  • Dating
  • Friends
  • Long-Term
  • Marriage
  • Penpal Costs

  • Prices last confirmed August 3, 2010. Please check for most recent pricing. All prices in USD unless specified otherwise. Prices may differ based on location, time of purchase, or device used
  • Three Subscriptions available:
    • One month at $9.99 per month.
    • Three months for $20.97 with renewal rate at $6.99 per month after three months
    • Six months at $29.94 with renewal rate at $4.99 per month after six months
  • Accepts most payment types including PayPal and mail
  • Can cancel subscription or turn off renewals at anytime Viewing & Communication Features

  • Profiles
  • Private mail
  • Instant messenger
  • Chatting
  • Smiles or winks
  • Message boards
  • Quick search
    • Search by just age, gender and if a photo is available
  • Username
  • Advance search
    • Allows searching on all parts of the profile
  • Who is online
  • Recently updated profiles
  • Photo gallery
  • Think You'd Click
    • Determine your interest in other members. Clicking "Yes" will tell the matching system that someone is interested in them and will show them your profile. If they are interested in you (they would click yes as well), the matching system will introduce you with a Click! alert
  • Compass Matching
    • The COMPASS matching test evaluates over 100 factors of personality and compatibility
    • After taking the test, will send you your best match every week. Subscribers can also browse the site for others who have taken the test
    • It should take you from 15 to 20 minutes to complete your matching profile
    • Make sure you answer the questions carefully because you will only be able to retake the test after 6 months

Success Stories

  • There are no words to describe how much we love each other.

    I met the man of my dreams here and I am happier than I have ever been in years. There are no words to describe how much we love each other and ready to spend a lifetime together!


  • Smiles & hugs are in the air.

    Blacksingles listed Shebasolomon40 and I as a 93% match. It's been more 100%. Shebasolomon40 and I met by phone on Aug 31. Conversation was wonderful. In 2 weeks after learning we lived 15 mins apart, we decided it was time to meet. All I can say is, smiles & hugs are in the air.

    tgmillsmd & Shebasolomon40

Contact Info

  • Website:
  • Mailing Address:
      P.O. Box 739
      Orem, UT 84059-0739

Other Information

  • Includes online articles that cover everything from writing a good profile, to dating safety tips
  • Easy to report abuse or fake profile (link available at the bottom of the page as well as when viewing any profile)
    • Able to hide any profile from viewing in searches, etc.
    • Able to block any member from communicating with you
  • This site does NOT conduct background checks on members
  • This site is part of the Spark Network

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