Who is Marie Jordan?

Marie Jordan is an entrepreneur to her core. She has no shortage of passion for what she does and how she tries to encourage people to follow their dreams. Born and raised in Michigan and the mother of a daughter. She started her first business at the age of 18 and have been off and running ever since. To date she is a published author with her first release being…

Who is Shirley Merritt?

Shirley A. Merritt earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Alabama A&M University in Normal, Alabama in Clothing and Merchandising. She is retired from a 24-year career in the Telecommunications Industry. She is very active in the Multiple Sclerosis community as an Advocate. She has collected over $2300.00 in donations toward research for the MS Society as a participant in the MS Walk Atlanta 2015-2017. She placed #57 in the top 100…

Who is Champagne?

Sharon Terry a.k.a Champagne was born and raised in Rochester,  Ny. She is author, up and coming actress, entrepreneur and model. She recently played Vanessa in a comedy by Unc Trent, ” I’ll Drink To That.” She is also the author of latest urban fiction release ” The Goddess of Lust, Love and Infatuation. She was also a model for Vision Hair Salon in ” The night of Elegance.”She also…

Beyond Love Tour Seeks to Brand and Build in Your Market

THE BEYOND LOVE TOUR  IS COMING YOUR WAY! www.akiabrown.com The Beyond Love Tour Akia Brown author of Beyond Love (Beyond Love Publishing, LLC) is gearing up to continue her book promotion tour which kicked off last month and made its way from Los Angeles to Detroit and New York. INVITE AKIA TO YOUR EVENT,  BOOK STORE, STATION TODAY! We are looking to build with promoters, brands and book stores who support…

Mentor Empowers Teens to Live Above Bullying, Drama and Societal Pressure in New Book

Introducing Rasheda Kamaria Williams Rasheda Kamaria Williams, an award-winning mentor and chief empowering officer for Empowered Flower Girl, explores how girls and young women can use their personal power to make a difference in her new book, “Be EmPOWERed: How to Live Above & Beyond Life’s Drama.” Written for and inspired by girls, “Be EmPOWERed” is an interactive guidebook and journal packed with inspirational prose, thought-provoking questions and written activities….

The Ubuntu Biography Project posts Larry Wilson Jr. bio On Author’s 39th BDay

Edited By Attica Lundy Cooper   . Today is my brother Larry’s birthday. He’s 39 years old today, and I was pleasantly surprised when he sent me a link to something on his birthday with his bio on it.  The Ubuntu Biography Project is a facebook group where a collection of biographical tributes to SGL/LGBT/Queer Men and Women of African Descent.  I saw my brother’s photo, and I began to smile…

What Bio?

Hey there everyone! Thanks again for reading my articles here in your favorite mag! I pray that they’ve been informative and that you’ve been getting a lot out of them. I truly felt it on my heart to shed a little unbiased light to the On The Rise Community. It’s often difficult to get straight forward advise and information without a check, but again, this is On The Rise Magazine,…

The Challenge, The Target, and Reaching The Goal Of Stardom

Joy often dwells where dreams unveil. ~ Attica Lundy Cooper   IN 1985 I sat on the second row of my 7th grade class learning Langston Hughes poem “Dreams”.  I remember thinking big and wide ALL the dreams I had. Growing up in the south side of Atlanta in a city called East Point in the suburbs left me with a lot of time for dreaming. I dreamed about having more…

King Gorgeous Breaks Down Dictionary Into a Wealth of 420 Words, Immediate Release

For Immediate Release King Gorgeous Breaks Down Dictionary Into a Wealth of 420 Words Oakland, CA born King Gorgeous has released an innovative e-book “The 420 Principles of Values” highlighting what he deems the most principle driven words in the dictionary. The recording artist, inventor, designer-turned author has dissected Webster’s word source, extrapolating an empowering value based selection of 420. He asserts that readers can re-learn, reassess and incorporate these words into…

Author K.S. Oliver Wins Against Lupus

I recently got the opportunity the talk with author, mom, wife, serial entrepreneur and superwoman K.S. Oliver. She is a survivor and wants to encourage people not to become victims of their circumstances but to use them as motivation to reach your dreams. Your health, is the ultimate wealth. Take us back to the plane ride. The one that changed everything. Walk us through what was going on. The plane ride…