Anok Yai was just 19 when she attended Howard University’s famous homecoming celebrations in October 2017 to visit a friend. A photo...
South Sudanese College Student Whose Homecoming Photo Went Viral is Now on the Cover of Elle Magazine
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Dead At 83 Mind, Body & Soul
Lee has already been laid to rest in a private funeral.
Vernita Lee, mother of media mogul Oprah Winfrey, died at 83, multiple media outlets reported. TMZ was the first to...
#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...
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...
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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...
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...
Disgraced Judge Who Got 9 Months for Assaulting Aisha Fraser Has Been Arrested After Her Murder Featured, RYSE News
Lance Mason, an Ohio Judge, embraced by Mayor's office after initial arrest, deemed 'asset to community'
On Saturday, disgraced judge Lance Mason was arrested after Aisha Fraser, his ex-wife was found stabbed to death in...
‘I Like Me’: Our Forever First Lady Talks to Oprah for Elle Magazine Arts & Entertainment, Empowerment, Featured
Interviewed by none other than Oprah Winfrey, former First Lady Michelle Obama graces the December cover of Elle Magazine wearing Dior
Despite all the abuse she endured while in the White House, Michelle Obama is indisputably one of the most...
THE BLACK WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY THIS ELECTION SEASON Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
#BlackGirlMagic reigned supreme at the polls this Midterm Election and there's no stopping here.
Black girl magic was in full effect on Tuesday’s election night. In addition to over 100 women being elected to...
Mom, son reunited 31 years after dad allegedly abducted him Featured
Canadian mother Lyneth Mann-Lewis seeks to rebuild a relationship with her son after being separated for decades.
A Canadian mom was reunited with her long-lost son over the weekend — 31 years after he was allegedly...
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