Alisha's Recent Articles

Best Man Holiday, Hateration and Holleration

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After reading the various box office number reviews for Best Man Holiday, the mantra for the African-American moviegoer this weekend should be: Can I live? We were all excited and eager to see one of our favorite casts reunite after 14 years. Our anticipation was sparked...

The Black *Insert White Name Here*

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A couple of weeks ago, I came across a story about Joyce Bryant, a curvaceous entertainer in the 1950s and 60s who was known as “the Black Marilyn Monroe.” I researched her further, and Bryant was beautiful and talented in her own right, oozing sex...

7 Relationship Lessons I Learned From Watching SATC Reruns

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Last week, on June 6, marked the 15th anniversary of Sex and the City, the iconic HBO series adapted from Candace Bushnell’s novel. And did we ever get “Carrie”d away”? With every episode, we became more enamored with the four leading ladies (and their boy toys)...

Sister Creative Team Fights Child Illiteracy With Children’s Book, ‘Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth’

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Looking for a book to teach your children or students life lessons in a fun way? Two sisters, Ashley and April Foxx, have created the first book of a series, Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth. Ashley, the author and April, the illustrator, used Kickstarter to...

4 Things That Keep You From Getting Ahead

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The world moves at warp speed, and it’s easy to become buried under your dreams for your life. We’re juggling several balls in the air, whether they are work, motherhood, education, relationships, family or personal projects. Many times, it seems as if we’re running on...