Former model, actress, and mother Kim Porter was laid to rest in her hometown of Columbus, Ga., on Saturday...
Diddy, Faith Evans, and More Lay Model and Actress Kim Porter to Rest in Her Hometown
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...
‘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...
In Leaked Audio, Brian Kemp Expresses Concern Over Georgians Exercising Their Right to Vote Featured, Political Power, RYSE News
The Republican gubernatorial candidate spoke to donors about the growing threat of the Stacey Abrams campaign as the midterm elections approach
Brian Kemp, Georgia Secretary of State and the Republican nominee for Georgia governor, expressed at a ticketed campaign event...
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...
RONDA COLVIN-LEARY SWORN IN AS FIRST ELECTED AFRICAN AMERICAN JUDGE IN GWINNETT COUNTY, GEORGIA Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
Colvin-Leary is also the first African-American to be elected to the State Court bench in Gwinnett County.
Back in May, Ronda Colvin-Leary made history as the first African American judge to be elected in Gwinnett County, Georgia. It...
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...
Georgia race pits ‘politically incorrect’ Republican against Democrat who would be the first black female governor Featured, Political Power
The gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp is largely about who can move beyond their partisan bases to capture Georgia's electoral middle
It is shaping up to be the ultimate identity-politics contest: A brash, shotgun-wielding, white male conservative who bills himself...
Kile’s World Foundation Host 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk and Summer Camp On the RYSE
Tameka Foster, Kile’s mother, firmly believes in the ability of the arts to change a child’s life.
Former Atlanta Exes star Tameka Foster seeks to raise awareness about the lack of arts education in schools for children. Aside...
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