2nd Annual The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo Presented by Ashley Stewart

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It was my pleasure to attend the 2nd Annual The Curvy Fashionista Style Expo Presented by Ashley Stewart.  The 2016 TCF Style Expo was a full weekend of plus size fashion.  Our host was none other than The Curvy Fashionista herself, Marie Denee.  This event included 40+ vendors, a variety of panels, fashion shows and more. … Read more

Southside With You: Barack & Michelle Obama’s Love Story

I have partnered with Southside With You. This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own.

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I am so excited to tell you about this movie, Southside With You, that hits theaters nationwide on August 26th.  It is the story of how Barack & Michelle Obama met and fell in love.  Before they were The President of the United States and his First Lady, they were “Barack & Michelle”.

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Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe Celebrates 10 Years & Jamaican Independence Day

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I had a great time at Chef Rob’s Caribbean Cafe’s 10th Anniversary celebration.  It was a combined celebration that also included recognition of Jamaican Independence Day.  The place was jumping!  Chef Rob was outside on the grill, there was a steel band, LIVE Neo Soul performances inside and Rum Punch flowing.  I was there for a VIP Media Tasting that was going on at the same time and I had a BALL!

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KidzVuz 3rd Annual Back to School Bash! #KidzVuzBTS

This post was written by Guest Blogger, Lawana Ross.

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I had the pleasure to attend Kidz Vuz 3rd Annual Back to School Bash here in New York City. As a parent it was amazing getting to meet the many vendors that were in attendance.  Most of the businesses represented are family owned and operated.  These were the vendors that stood out to me the most.

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Meet The Creator of GaBBY Bows, Gabrielle Goodwin and her Mom Rozalynn

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Gabrielle Goodwin, is President and CEO of GaBBY Bows. She and her mom invented the Double-Face Double-Snap Barrette.  There are many reasons why I wanted to cover this young lady, her business and this product on my site. GaBBY Bows represents everything that I hope to reflect here at The Sistah Cafe.

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Actor Tyrese Closes Coca Cola Pay It Forward Academy with Breakfast Keynote

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ATLANTA, GA – JULY 24: Singer/actor Tyrese Gibson (C) on stage at Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy Keynote Session And Scholarship Program at Intercontinental Buckhead on July 24, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Coca Cola)

Actor Tyrese Gibson gave the closing keynote for the 2016 Pay It Forward Academy.  The entire event took place July 21 – Sunday, July 24, 2016.  This breakfast was a beautiful end to another wonderful year of giving back to well deserving students.  

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The Playroom at Braids of Natural Art – A Members Only Braiding Club For Kids!

This post is sponsored by Braids of Natural Art.  All opinions expressed are my own.

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Moms and Dads Listen Up!  How would you like to drop your children off to get their natural tresses tended to in a safe and private setting just for kids twice a month?  What if I told you that each visit includes guaranteed experiences, NO WAITING, designated area for kids, lunch and additional discounts at popular Atlanta venues? 

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Step Toward Success Coaching Services presents Step Toward Success Conference – Atlanta 2016

This post is sponsored by Step Toward Success Coaching Services.  All opinions are my own.

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The Step Toward Success Conference hits Atlanta on July 30th, 2016 and I am very pleased to announce that I am one of the speakers.  This conference is brought to you by Step Toward Success Coaching Services which is owned and operated by Dr. Annette Arrington.  

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WHY!? Trying to Understand Social Injustice & Why It Exists

why-understanding-social-injusticeIn a world of evident injustice it’s sad when you wake up early to see so many people of color who look just like you constantly and consistently brutally murdered for just being caught at the wrong place at the wrong time… or shall I be honest being caught in the wrong place while being the wrong COLOR.

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