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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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Family (100 words)

My family is falling apart. We’ve become family after spending three years of early mornings together. We get to our stationary bikes at 6:15 a.m., they turn on the music and we sweat. We sneak in celebrity gossip, brag about … 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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The Phate Update

I had my phone date, and I’m so glad I did. There is nothing like spending nearly two hours catching up with someone who you haven’t chatted with in months. I’m grateful that I’m at a time in my life … Continue reading

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Phate (100 words)

We’ll do it at 8 p.m., but we don’t know which day. I’ll set aside at least an hour where I’ll mute the TV and cat, ignore texts from my parentals and the dude. Phone phobia be damned, it’ll be … Continue reading

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Bad Friend? Blame My Phone

It’s time for me to admit it. I’m a fraud. As much as I promote sista(er)hood, girl power and how women need each other, I should make this confession. I’m a bad friend. I don’t mean bad in the sense … Continue reading

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