PHOTOS | Sister Spokesman: Pink Fest

Panelist Reona Berry

On Saturday, October 3, Sister Spokesman: Pink Fest — Sisterhood of Survival gathered community members and expert panelists to discuss issues surrounding cancer and to celebrate cancer survivors at Arnellia’s in St. Paul. Attendees also enjoyed the soulful stylings of Johnnie Brown, who gave a preview of his upcoming Teddy Pendergrass tribute. Continue Reading →

PHOTOS | Sister Spokesman: Holistic Health

Holistic medicine experts (l-r):  Atum Azzahir, director of the Cultural Wellness Center, Joi Thomas, owner of Red Cricket Healing Center, and Semerit Seankh-Ka MD, director of Medicine at Cultural Wellness Center

On Saturday, September 12, Sister Spokesman gathered community members and experts in holistic medicine to discuss holistic healthcare at Summit Academy in North Minneapolis. Sister Spokesman’s “Pink Fest” — a celebration of cancer survivors, is set for October 3. Continue Reading →

PHOTOS | Sister Spokesman “Loving Your Hair” Show

Models displayed the creativity and flair of local hair stylists at the Sister Spokesman: “Loving Your Hair” at the Minnesota History Center, July 11.

On July 11, over 200 Sister Spokesman attendees gathered for Sister Spokesman: “Loving Your Hair” at The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. The event showcased the diverse styling and care expertise from local hair stylists with a hair show, a Q&A, games and prizes, and a special performance by local singing sensation Ashley DuBose. See colorful photo highlights by photographer Steve Floyd. Continue Reading →

Sister Spokesman discusses the importance of planning ahead


Have you ever counted the cost of all the little guilty pleasure items you buy throughout the week and found yourself surprised at how much these seemingly small purchases add up? Using a $5 cup of coffee as one example, the expert panelists at the “Sister Spokesman Life Planning from 18 – 62” event April 2, broke down ways in which spending carelessly can prove costly in the long run. Continue Reading →

Sister Spokesman talks networking with purpose and style

(l-r) LaJuana Whitmore, Tracey Williams-Dillard, Angela Harmon, and Bianca Lewis

Networking doesn’t have to feel awkward or forced if you take the time to find techniques that fit your style and objectives. That was one of the many takeaways from Sister Spokesman’s “Networking with Purpose” event, held March 7, at Sabathani Community Center in south Minneapolis. The event brought together a colorful mix of community members, vendors, and an expert panel of entrepreneurs who shared their experiences and best practices.
The afternoon kicked off with games, including an “elevator pitch” exercise that saw attendees work the room to practice highlighting their passions, skill sets, and career objectives for maximum impact. The panel discussion soon followed, with each of the panelists answering questions presented by attendees, and Tracey Williams-Dillard, host and MSR Publisher/CEO.
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