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Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service will be remembered for years to come. Thousands packed the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit for a 10-hour ceremony that featured touching tributes, powerful speeches and even some controversy. Here are the 10 moments that made Aretha Franklin’s homegoing service unforgettable. Gold casket fit for a queen Aretha Franklin was laid to…

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The HOPEGlobal Forums are a community of events that serve as a call to action to reimagine the global economy so the benefits and opportunities of free enterprise can be extended to everyone. The initiative is curated through a series of conferences, events, and policy programs designed to foster leadership around this critical issue. Next Monday, March 26-28, the HOPE Global Forums | 2018…

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Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund kicked off its 18th Annual Creating Opportunity Conference with the Powerful Women in Leadership Breakfast on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta. Denise Cleveland Leggett, region IV administrator, US Department of Housing and Urban Development and Standard Bearer for Public Stewardship Award recipient;…

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Photo Credit: Richard Pack for Steed Media The Rainbow PUSH Coalition in conjunction with Chevrolet have set their sights on helping more families find new roads and accelerate their paths towards financial success. The PUSH Money Matters financial workshop series launched this year in Chicago at the Rainbow Push Headquarters.  Speakers including Helen Crawley-Austin, Kevin Ross, Gail…

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MLK Day celebrations were in abundance on the 30th anniversary of Dr. King’s national holiday, and Detroit had no shortages of celebrations, rallies and marches. Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of Rainbow/PUSH Global Automotive Project hosted a celebration in honor of Dr. King titled “Beyond the Dream,” which was held on Jan. 17-18, 2016.…

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Chevrolet and The Rainbow Push Coalition hosted a series of Money Matters Financial Empowerment workshops in Chicago recently. The workshops were designed to provide information that will increase financial literacy awareness, leverage financial literacy to increase good lending practices within the minority community and help African Americans “find new roads” and build a brand affinity…

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If you watch mainstream media today, you know that every time a Black leader gets national media coverage for discussing issues that affect the Black community, he is often vilified as popularity increases. From Al Sharpton, Min. Louis Farrakhan and even President Obama, Blacks leaders are pigeonholed into what a “responsible” leader for the Black community should say…

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