Neijae Graham-Henries has a philanthropic spirit that is to be admired. This past summer, the 8-year-old Philadelphia resident attended the...
Chance the Rapper pledges to donate $1 million to mental health services in Chicago Empowerment, Featured
The Chicago native also plans to donate money to 20 more Chicago public schools, taking action against the mental health stigma
Chicago native, Chance the Rapper whose real name is Chancelor Bennett, pledges to donate $1 million to mental health...
Janelle Monáe and Angela Rye Have One Message: Go Vote Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
With the deadline for Voter Registration vastly approaching and midterm elections right around the corner celebs are urging you to use voice and vote
The midterm elections are coming in November, and this vote comes at a critical point in our nation’s history....
Janelle Monae Delivers a Strong Message of Support to Survivors of Sexual Violence Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
Monae's opening to her Global Citizens Festival performance, Monae reminded to world that solidarity and support are still needed from both men and women.
Last week was surely triggering and traumatic for victims of sexual violence as they watched Dr. Christine Blasey Ford...
RONDA COLVIN-LEARY SWORN IN AS FIRST ELECTED AFRICAN AMERICAN JUDGE IN GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
Colvin-Leary is also the first African-American to be elected to the State Court bench in Gwinnett County.
Back in May, Ronda Colvin-Leary made history as the first African American judge to be elected in Gwinnett County, Georgia. It...
The Other Fashion Week Takes Flight: Gabourey Sidibe, Lizzo, Venus Williams and More Celebrate The Curvy Con 2018 Empowerment, Featured, Spark
The Fourth Annual Curvy Con challenges the fashion industries images, perception, and skill of dressing curvier women.
As more and more designers are including are including fuller-figured models on their runways (Cushnie, Christian Siriano, Prabal Gurung, and...
John Legend makes history as first black man to reach EGOT status Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
Earning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award has put Legend among the ranks of Whoopi Goldberg and very few others.
John Legend— our soulful, stage gracing, and award-winning crooner has joined the likes of Whoopi Goldberg after being one...
Naomi Osaka upsets Serena Williams, who received game penalty, to win 2018 U.S. Open Empowerment, Featured, Sports & Recreation
Set to win her 24th U.S. Open Williams is fined 17,000 after being accused of cheating during the game.
Naomi Osaka defeated her hero to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, the first major title of the 20-year-old’s...
Ayanna Pressley wins Democratic Primary in Massachusetts over House Veteran Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE, Political Power
The Boston City Councilor is the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress
What do you say to the young black, female politician who now holds the same congressional seat as late...
IFBB Pro Card Bodybuilder Miriam Jenkins Teaches Us How To Live A Healthier Life Over 40 Empowerment, Featured, Mind, Body & Soul, On the RYSE
The Orlando weight lifting coach and educator discusses how women over 40 can change their health habits to boost confidence and enjoy life
How does a teacher of over three decades start a bodybuilding career after the age of 50? The way...
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