The appeal of letter writing, specifically by hand, has become a thing of the past — or so I...
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...
Cicely Tyson, First Black Woman To Receive Honorary Oscar, at 93 Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
"This is the culmination of all those years of haves and have not's" says Tyson in her acceptance speech Sunday.
The Honorary Oscars and the black community both celebrated firsts Sunday night. Cicely Tyson became the first black woman...
Stacey Abrams Says She’ll Run For Office Again: ‘I’m Planning To Get Back Into The Ring’ Empowerment, Featured, Political Power, Power Players
The former Democratic nominee for Georgia governor said she needs to “take a nap” before figuring out what’s next.
Two days after acknowledging her loss to Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia’s governor’s race, Stacey Abrams on Sunday said...
Channing Dungey, First Black Entertainment Executive at a Major Network, Is Leaving ABC Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
With a series of hits to the network, including Shonda Rhimes and Kenya Barris' exit to Netflix, Dungey wraps up fourteen years with ABC Network
Channing Dungey, the first black executive to run the entertainment division at a major network, is leaving ABC, the...
19 Black Women Ran For Judicial Seats In Houston, Texas; 19 Black Women Are Now Judges In Houston, Texas. Empowerment, Featured, Political Power, Power Players
Beto O'Rourke may have lost the Senate race to Ted Cruz in Texas, but Harris County showed up and elected the #Houston19
We can talk all day about how magical black women are, but the proof showed up at the polls...
Five takeaways from a divisive midterm election Featured, Political Power, Power Players
As Georgia votes continue to come in Wednesday morning, several historic moments and upsets were witness during Tuesday's Midterm elections
Months of speculation and rumination collided with reality on Tuesday as Democrats secured a long-sought majority in the House...
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