Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (MLK Day) honors the legacy of one of the world's most prominent Civil Rights activists. Here are five unique celebrations of Dr. King's life and impact going on across the nation.
NYC's Museum at FIT celebrates hip hop's anniversary with the exhibit "Fresh, Fly, and Fabulous: Fifty Years of Hip Hop Style," opening February 8, 2023. Co-curators Elizabeth Way and Elena Romero explain hip hop's style roots and evolution.
Christopher "CJ" Wallace Carries The Notorious BIG's Legacy of Cannabis and Creativity to the Future with Frank White and Think BIG
Christopher Jordan "CJ" Wallace, co-founder of the brands Frank White and Think BIG, is bringing cannabis and creativity together for an equitable future - and ushering in a new understanding of his father, iconic hip hop artist Christopher George Latore Wallce - The Notorious B.I.G.
Harlem preservationist Michael Henry Adams has dedicated much of his life's work to fighting his alma mater, Columbia University. With Columbia's continued expansion displacing Black residents of Harlem, Adams is taking a stand against the university's gentrification efforts.
Minorities for Medical Marijuana Hosts 3rd Annual DICE Mixer at MJBizCon: Founder Roz McCarthy Talks Event Highlights
Minorities for Medical Marijuana (M4MM) held its 3rd annual Diversity in Cannabis Experience Mixer at MJBizCon. Founder Roz McCarthy tells why it was the highlight of this year's Vegas Week, the importance of shouting out BIPOC excellence in cannabis, and the future of the event.
Police Response to Mental Health Crises Leads to Shootings and Trauma Inflicted on Black Communities
In Detroit, police response to people with mental health crises is resulting in fatal shootings and trauma, especially for Black communities. The spike in violence is part of a nationwide trend. How can we address and reduce the harm before it's too late?
The Black CannaBusiness Conference, Representation and Equity in Cannabis: Building an Inclusive Future with Good Jobs
The 2nd Black CannaBusiness Conference in New Orleans, spotlighted social equity in a town hall co-hosted by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Tamika Mallory, Candy Angel, and a plethora of Black business owners addressed ongoing representation issues in cannabis.
Willie Mack Talks Building Think BIG and Frank White with CJ Wallace, the Biggie Smalls Legacy, and New York's Cannabis Creativity
Master creative director and entrepreneur Willie Mack, co-founder of Think BIG and Frank White, shares his insights on working with CJ Wallace on building brands, the Biggie Smalls legacy, and the future of New York cannabis. Catch him and the Frank White team at the Business of Cannabis New York!
Shining Light on Whitewashed History of Black Spaces: Inger Tudor Stars As Rose McClendon in "Voodoo Macbeth"
In the new film "Voodoo Macbeth," based on the true story of a trailblazing 1930s all-Black production of the Shakespeare play, Inger Tudor stars as actress Rose McClendon, co-founder of the Negro People's Theatre. Tudor's dazzling performance in this powerful film is a standout.
Silent Cry Inc. Hosts Investment Day Mental Health And Wellness Fair At Michigan's Bradford Academy High School
Human rights organization Silent Cry Inc. hosted the Investment Day Mental Health And Wellness Fair at Michigan's Bradford Academy High School, addressing issues of young people's social-emotional needs and impacts of layered economic, cultural and racial trauma.
Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon The Chef At Trailblazers: Creating New York's Cannabis Industry For Generational Wealth, Knowledge And Happiness
Raekwon the Chef, founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, spoke at Trailblazers New York on the state's cannabis future and building possibilities of generational wealth and knowledge through the plant.
Robb Banks, known as an "underground king" of modern rap and R&B, gave one of the more notable performances at Rolling Loud Miami. Honeysuckle caught up with the artist to chat about his love for anime, music, and more.
Black history is to be celebrated year-round! A look at New York's Poster House museum program, "Black History is Poster History," reveals the full dimensions of representing Black culture through poster art.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). This Juneteenth, she reflects on the legacy that led to New York's current public housing crisis.
Cannabis legalization offers Black and Latinx communities a chance to restore a fragment of what was lost through the War on Drugs, but so far, white businesses are reaping the rewards.