Sister 2 Sister Bash!

LisaRaye McCoy, Floyd Mayweather, JR and Jamie Brown Photo by Paras Griffin

Sister 2 Sister Celebrates 25 Years! After a quarter of a century in the business, publisher Jamie Brown and many of her celebrity friends came out to join in the festivities celebrating 25 years of ground-breaking journalism of Sister 2 Sister Magazine. For 25 years, Sister 2 Sister has been bringing entertainment news directly to its largely [...]

Socialite Spotlight: Doreen Spicer-Dannelly

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph Wiles sat down with writer, producer, director phenom Doreen Spicer-Dannelly (Disney’s The Proud Family, Jump In!, The Wannabees) to discuss enduring conceptualization, diversity’s benefits to media and society, and how-to keep projects fresh and new in an overly saturated entertainment industry.  Wiles: When did you know you wanted to be in the [...]

FILM REVIEW: KILLING KENNEDY

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It’s been said that time heals all wounds, but the 50 years that have passed since the Kennedy assassination of President John F. Kennedy have done little, if anything, to assuage the public’s interest or appetite for the truth. Based on the book by Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly, “Killing Kennedy” revisits much of the familiar [...]

MISS AMERICA: NINA DAVULURI

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Here She Is…Miss Nina Davuluri By Teryl Warren   There are many women in the spotlight today who appear to be struggling with issues of identity and self-esteem. But don’t even think about counting Nina Davuluri among them. Having been raised in a “very Indian household,” the twenty-four year old Syracuse, NY native made history [...]

FIRST LADIES OF LA

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The First Ladies of LA By Teryl Warren For many who grew up in the church, First Ladies have typically held a place of honor, glamour and mystique.  But, to the surprise of many, First Ladies are far more than elaborate hat-wearing showpieces. They, like the men of God they’ve married, are leaders, role models [...]

Socialite Spotlight Robin Billups

By: Ra’Kenna Joseph   Wiles caught up with dynamic and trendsetting businesswoman Robin M. Billups, National Director of Business Development for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Billups discusses the importance of perseverance, female purchasing power, strategies for approaching business deals, and building your individual brand with Wiles.   Wiles: With a BA in [...]

2013 AIDS WALK LA

29th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles

On Sunday, October 6, the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles (AWLA) drew an impressive crowd of more than 25,000 participants who filled the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles in support of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Celebrity supporters, elected officials, and notable AIDS activists addressed the crowd assembled in and around West Hollywood Park [...]

What He Wants: Healthy Relatonships

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What He Wants: A Healthy Woman By Marc Alexander Everybody wants a “healthy” relationship. “Healthy” sounds rich, satisfying and oh-so-fulfilling. It sounds Cliff and Claire Huxtable-ish. It sounds solid and everlasting. How do you get and keep a healthy relationship if you’re not sure you are healthy yourself? Healthy – what is it? More specifically [...]

Cover Story: Goapele

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“Aside from being über talented and hella-gorgeous, Goapele is a shining example of how to rock the indie artist lane in a shifty industry climate”. -  89.9 FM KCRW DJ and music industry key influencer Garth Trinidad   Goapele  By Teryl Warren   We traveled from every part of the city to see her.  We [...]