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CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Israel Comments Arts & Entertainment, Featured, RYSE News
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Yesterday, in a speech before the United Nations, CNN commentator and Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill advocated for...
Power of the Pen: Meek Mill Pens Essay For New York Times Empowerment, Featured, IJS, Power Players, Spark
Released from jail this April, the rapper talks prisoner rights and reform in opinion piece for New York Times.
“Like many who are now incarcerated, I was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I got lucky, but...
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...
Be The Change You Want To See: Stevante Clark To Run For Mayor of Sacramento Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
Brother of Stephon Clark who was killed by Sacramento police earlier this year plans to run for Mayor in 2020
Maybe you remember seeing #StephonClark on one of your timelines earlier this year. You know, the 22 -year-old man...
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...
Who Does Erykah Badu Make Music For? Women Like Me And You Arts & Entertainment, Featured, IJS
Honored at the 2018 Soul Train Awards, Badu is a Living Legend, receiving the Legend Award.
The 2018 Soul Train Awards aired Sunday night and no time was wasted. The relationship between Tichina Arnold and...
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