California Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president in 2020. The first-term Democratic senator made the announcement on ABC’s Good...
Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy
South Sudanese College Student Whose Homecoming Photo Went Viral is Now on the Cover of Elle Magazine Empowerment, Featured, Style
A photo of Anok Yai taken at the Howard Homecoming landed on Instagram and has since changed her life.
Anok Yai was just 19 when she attended Howard University’s famous homecoming celebrations in October 2017 to visit a friend. A photo...
The Meaning of Kwanzaa: The History, Principles, Symbols, Colors, Candles and Food Celebrating Cultural Heritage Empowerment, Mind, Body & Soul
Honoring the values of African cultures
The year 2018 will see the 52nd annual Kwanzaa, the African American holiday celebrated from December 26 to January 1....
CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Israel Comments Arts & Entertainment, RYSE News
The Temple University Professor, author, activist, and television personality has received criticism for anti-Semitic views in the past
Yesterday, in a speech before the United Nations, CNN commentator and Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill advocated for...
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Dead At 83 Mind, Body & Soul
Lee has already been laid to rest in a private funeral.
Vernita Lee, mother of media mogul Oprah Winfrey, died at 83, multiple media outlets reported. TMZ was the first to...
POWER COUPLE: Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon snag first-look deal with Amazon Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The couple runs JuVee Productions together.
Viola Davis just scored another big win along with her husband, Julius Tennon. The Oscar-winning actress who is currently starring in Steve...
#BlackGirlMagic: Ava DuVernay Signs $100M Multi-Year Multi-Genre Warner Bros TV Overall Deal Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
The Emmy-Winning director has signed the mega deal with Peter Roth-run studio.
The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director has signed a multi-year and multi-genre overall deal with the Peter Roth-run studio. It’s...
THIS FORMER TEACHER IS USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO EDUCATE MINORITY STUDENTS ABOUT THEIR HISTORY Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE, Power Players
Venturing into the tech space to offer context outside the classroom, Kai Frazier aims to make sure every child is represented in the classroom
Kai Frazier is a former teacher turned tech entrepreneur who is on a mission to change the way history...
Diddy, Faith Evans, and More Lay Model and Actress Kim Porter to Rest in Her Hometown Featured, RYSE News
The Columbus, Georgia native returned to her hometown again, celebrated by family and friends
Former model, actress, and mother Kim Porter was laid to rest in her hometown of Columbus, Ga., on Saturday...
MEET H&M’S NEWLY APPOINTED HEAD OF INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY FOR NORTH AMERICA Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE
Ezinne Kwubiri steps into newly created role after major backlash following 'Coolest Monkey in the Jungle' hoodie incident
In a brand new role for H&M, the retail company has appointed Ezinne Kwubiri as the Head of Inclusion and Diversity for North...
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