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Rise Intern: How Rap Bridges Gaps

Author: John Cole (Not the rapper J Cole), Rise Intern All my favorite songs from high school ^^ How Rap Bridges Gaps In elementary school, I started listening to rap music. As a sheltered child, it was my outlet to rebel. I would untuck my…

No Boundaries is now a MAGAZINE

Over the last 18 months, Rise Collaborative has released three issues and nearly 30,000 copies of No Boundaries, our print publication that covers the people, neighborhoods, challenges and successes often left uncovered by traditional media sources in an around Buffalo. In the name of cultivating empathy through…

Why Black Panther is So Important

Written by Lauren Turner Top Instances During “Black Panther” That Prove it is the Film of the year Decade. If you’re not living under a rock, you know Black Panther broke into movie screens and shattered records. For some, it’s just another great flick from…