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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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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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When I think about songs for friendship, the first one that stands out in my mind is the Golden Girls theme song. I’ve probably seen every episode of the show, and these days it’s hard for me to watch reruns. … Continue reading

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I’ve been the new kid a time or two in my life, so I know how difficult it is to make new friends. But it is just as tough as an adult. When you’re a kid, you at least have … Continue reading

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Food (in 100 words or less)

Once, hanging with the gals meant so much. Drinks. Gossip over manis and pedis. Chit chat with coffee or pilates. That was in the olden, pre-2005 days. Fast forward some years and quality time is a three-paragraph email instead of … Continue reading

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