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I grew up on 2 Live Crew songs but knew not to twerk in restaurants

True Kitchen Kocktails restaurateur wants guests to stay in their seats

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I’m grown as hell. I’m a 39-year-old Millennial who grew up in the middle of breakdancing (or “breaking”), a decade after hip-hop was introduced, before the Internet was a thing and knows the AOL modem dial-up sound when I hear it…




Let’s chat about my oddball thoughts on family, relationships and activism — with a dose of comedy, too.

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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