Enlightenment Issue MADE Magazine - Page 43

MADEXXXX MADENOW GAMECHANGER: MADE BY AJ LINTON A ngela Rye is the former executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus, the current CEO/Founder of Impact Strategies and a political commentator. Rye, is most known for her straight forward, tell-it- like-it-is, no nonsense way of thinking with the facial expressions to match. She has a #NoFilter approach when it comes to being the voice of the people and representing our culture. Talk about queen’n on all levels, what a great joy it has been to watch this Young, Gifted and Black woman hold her own. Unlike most people with platforms, Rye has still made her brand approachable and direct through her social channels. Check out our Top Rye WOKE quotes below: 1 2 There is no freedom from oppression where there are no resources...” - ‘FREEDOM AGENDA’ ON CENTRIC’S #THEROUND Recently, tweeting from (@ angela_rye) her Top 5 books to gain information on how to “wake up” and #staywoke: 1) Autobiography of Assata Shakur 2) The Miseducation of the Negro 3) The Fire Next Time 4) The New Jim Crow 5) The Souls of Black Folk made-magazine.com | 43 “Blackness is beautiful, revolutionary, brilliant and resilient. I am so proud of who we are as a people ESPECIALLY when you consider the obstacles, hurdles and challenges we face. We are STILL here! We are STILL making a difference! We are STILL making history!” - HUFFINGTON POST