Category Archives: Spotlight

Sista Spotlight: Glittery shoes bond first grader to lifelong mentor

(The spotlight is a monthly Sunday feature profiling Sisters, Sistas and everything in between) Once, I signed up to be a mentor through a church program. Things started out well, but as time wore on, I became the worst mentor in … Continue reading

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Sista Spotlight (Part 2): Ebony has her say & provides pix from back in the day!

The title of this post basically sums up my rapping skills. No applause, please. But after I wrote my previous Spotlight, where Aneesah talked about her BFF, Ebony, Ebony also wanted to chime in. She told me about their foray … Continue reading

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Sista Spotlight: All grown up, childhood friends embrace their similarities & differences

(The Spotlight is a monthly Sunday feature profiling Sisters, Sistas and everything in between) Spotlight on: Aneesah, 35, and Ebony. Sistas since middle school. Location: Raleigh, NC Aneesah and I have known each other all our lives (we’re related!). I’ve always admired her … Continue reading

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Sista Spotlight: Hair fandom leads to Black Girls Like Us

(The Spotlight is an occasional Sunday feature profiling Sisters, Sistas and everything in between) I’ve never met Tia & Toya, but I’ve been a fan of their blog, Black Girls Like Us, ever since I read this hilarious post about Tia’s love … Continue reading

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Sister Sista Spotlight: From Breakfast in Bed to Sushi Ya

(The Spotlight is an occasional Sunday feature profiling Sisters, Sistas and everything in between) When I decided to write this blog, the first candidates that came to mine were the two Sisters pictured above. I met Bada in college and … Continue reading

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