48-year old Kiko Davis is the majority stockholder of Detroit-based First Independence Bank, one of the top 10 largest...
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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...
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...
If We’ve Ever Needed the LDF Before, We Sure Do Need Them Now Featured, On the RYSE, Power Players
The NAACP's Legal Defense Fund’s 32nd Annual National Equal Justice Awards Dinner Emphasizes Justice, Equality and Democracy
To attend the LDF’s 32nd annual National Equal Justice Awards Dinner themed: “Justice. Equality. Democracy.,” is to swell with a...
Cheers to the all-female South African brewery shaking up the beer industry Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE, Uncategorized
Started by lifelong friends, South Africa's first female owned and operated brewery features locally crafted beers
When beer was first made around 7000 B.C., a woman was in charge of affairs, gathering the grains and brewing...
Shot And Paralyzed By Pittsburgh Police, Leon Ford Jr. Will Run For 2019 City Council Empowerment, Featured, On the RYSE
Six years after a case of mistaken identity, Ford has become a motivational speaker, author and activist.
Six years after Pittsburgh police mistook his identity, shot five times and paralyzed at 19 years-old; Leon Ford Jr....
CultureCon Is The ‘Brave Space’ Creatives Of Color Need Featured, On the RYSE, Power Players, Spark
More than just a safe space, this conference is building an environment for growth and solutions.
There are safe spaces, places where members of a marginalized group can come together to freely express their whole...
‘The Season of Style’: OSK Styles Owner Omar Kinnebrew Takes Calculated Risk In The Name Of Fashion Business Sense, Featured, On the RYSE, Style
Kinnebrew talks finding your passion, how a man knows he has style and forgetting the safety net
After transitioning into adulthood, there are a few recurring themes I’ve noticed. 1.) Nobody has life fully figured out....
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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