Rahiel Tesfamariam

Rahiel Tesfamariam is the Founder/ Editorial Director of UrbanCusp.com, a cutting edge online magazine that highlights progressive urban culture, faith, social change and global awareness. She is also a columnist and blogger for the Washington Post and TheRootDC. A public theologian, she holds a Masters of Divinity from Yale University. At 23 she was appointed the youngest editor-in-chief in the history of the Washington Informer, an African American owned newspaper founded in 1964. Rahiel has been honored as a Practical Visionary by The Institute for the Future, a “Top 40 Under 40” by the EnVest Foundation, and a 2012 Beatitudes Society Fellow. She has been featured Press TV, Washington Watch with Roland Martin, Our World with Black Enterprise, The Geraldo Rivera Radio Show, The Dyson Show, The Audrey Chapman Show, and  SiriusXM.