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‘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...
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....
THESE TWO BLACK WOMEN JUST OPENED MINNESOTA’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Power Players
Tina Burnside and Coventry Cowens co-founded the museum which is the first of its kind in Minnesota.
The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery has officially opened its doors in north Minneapolis. Its exhibits feature...
Stacey Abrams urges a massive turnout to fight what she says is voter suppression in Georgia Featured, Political Power, Power Players
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams begins campaigning across Georgia on the first day of 'early voting' at the St. James Baptist Church in Forsyth, Ga. on Monday October 15, 2018.
Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee who hopes to make history next month, kicked off her statewide bus...
“#CornerstoreCaroline” Apologizes To Black Boy She Falsely Accused Of Sexual Assault Featured
Video surveillance proves the young boy's innocence, existing while black still considered a crime.
A white woman is apologizing for her actions after a viral video that eerily evoked feelings similar to those...
Couples AirBNB nightmare nearly turns violent when host jumps through glass window Featured, Travel & Lesiure
Traveling while black leads to a couple fighting for their lives inside Airbnb rental.
A couple lounging in the Airbnb home they rented in Los Angeles while on vacation had a wild night...
Five breast cancer organizations that help communities of color Featured, Mind, Body & Soul
Black women are 40 percent more likely to die from the disease — and these places are trying to change that
Black is the new pink. This is a strong statement that could ring true when attributed to the alarming...
A historic murder conviction of a Chicago cop — and a city’s sigh of relief Featured, Political Power, RYSE News
Jason Van Dyke was found guilty in the killing of LaQuan McDonald as peaceful protest gathered in Chicago
With an entire city watching, convicted murderer Jason Van Dyke was taken into sheriff’s custody Friday and escorted from...
Review: In ‘Monsters and Men,’ Racism Disrupts a Neighborhood Arts & Entertainment, Featured
Starring Anthony Ramos, John David Washington and Kelvin Harris Jr., the politically charged film sparks dialogue around race and politics
The words “black lives matter” are never actually spoken in “Monsters and Men,” but they inform every scene of...
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