Akilah Bolden-Monifa aka Akilah Monifa aka Kiki aka Elizabeth Ann Thompson born 4/3/57 in Manhattan, Kansas. co-founder/publisher along with her business partner, MacArthur Flournoy for Arise 2 point oh. Also Editor-in chief. Developed Alexa flash briefing skill “black history everyday”
ARISE 2.0 is a multi-media online news, politics, entertainment, sports, spirituality, tech, arts, and opinion publication by LGBTQ folks of color and our allies and for everyone. Co-Founded and co-published by Rev. MacArthur Flournoy and Akilah Monifa.