Tag Archives: sisterhood

Lit Sistahood – Ruth Copeland & Johnny Wheelwright

“A Prayer for Owen Meany” is one of three books I’m reading at this time. The John Irving novel is about a friendship that develops between two boys who meet in the 1950s. The narrator is Johnny Wheelwright and he … 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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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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Lit Sistas: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

I’m a big reader, so it’s only natural that one of my favorite blogs is Underground New York Public Library. I get a great deal of book selections from there, as well as a bit of people watching. (This guy … 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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