Tichina Arnold: Her Sisters’ Keeper

Tichina and sister

If people had to pick a favorite TV character to be best friends with, no doubt, many would choose the quick-witted, slick-talking and always fly “Pamela James” from the classic sitcom, Martin.  The character, made famous by veteran actress and singer Tichina Arnold, was the definition of a true ride-or-die homegirl. In real life, the two-time NAACP Image Award winning actress is an even better sister, who stands on the frontline alongside her sibling in the fight against a debilitating disease that affects their family and the families of  more and more Black women.

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“My sister and I started the We Win Foundation…there’s so many women of color and men that suffer from lupus,” Arnold shared in a recent interview with Sway in the Morning. “Everybody knows somebody that has lupus and it is affecting women of color – 3 out of 5 women of color are affected by it.”