“Like many who are now incarcerated, I was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I got lucky, but...
‘America’s Freedom Church’ Ebenezer Baptist Church Hosts ‘Get Out The Vote Prayer Rally’ Empowerment, Featured, Spark
Faith Leaders From Across The Country Join Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church For a ‘Get Out the Vote Prayer Rally’
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church was the original location for the pre-election prayer rally...
Dad’s Struggle To Change Son’s Diaper In Men’s Room Raises Calls For Parity Featured, IJS, Spark
Donte Palmer said fathers "need to be seen as equal" with changing tables in men's restrooms.
A Florida father is calling for diaper-changing tables to be installed in men’s restrooms after he was forced to...
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...
VICTORIA’S SECRET MODEL HITS BACK AT TROLLS FOR QUESTIONING HER ABILITY TO CODE Featured, Spark
Lyndsey Scott wants the world to know 'programmers can come in all shapes, sizes, genders, races, etc.'
Lyndsey Scott is a leading software engineer, is on the iOS tutorial team for Apple and has also done a number...
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...
Terrorized African-Americans Found Their Champion in Civil War Hero Robert Smalls Featured, Spark
The formerly enslaved South Carolinian declared that whites had killed 53,000 African-Americans, but few took the explosive claim seriously—until now
In May 1862, an enslaved man named Robert Smalls won renown by stealing the Planter, the Confederate military transport on...
Why Does Violence in Chicago Attract So Much Attention, Even Though It’s Not the Murder Capital of The U.S.? Featured, Spark
Coming in toward the middle of the list, cities like St. Louis, Memphis and Newark outrank Chicago when it comes to murder rates
It is no longer news that the violence that plagued Chicago during the Aug. 3 weekend was one of the...
The Public Health Crisis Hitting New York City’s Most Vulnerable Black and Brown Children Featured, Spark
Much like Flint, MI, the public health crisis is concentrated in under-served communities with little media attention.
Earlier this month, New York City finally admitted that more children than were initially listed had been exposed to...
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