If you're wondering why cannabis is still illegal, even though two-thirds of Americans support federal legalization, history has the answer. Racism and political fear had everything to do with Reefer Madness and the War on Drugs.
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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.
Indigenous Peoples Day 2022: Honeysuckle, Shinnecock Nation And Friends Honor Randall's Island Gathering And Historic New York City Media Blitz
Tribal members united from across the world to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Randall's Island. Meanwhile, Honeysuckle, the Shinnecock Nation and partners honored ancestral medicine with a first-of-its-kind New York City media blitz.
President Biden Pardons Thousands Convicted Of Cannabis Possession Among Historic Federal Policy Reforms
President Biden has finally announced a groundbreaking reform of federal cannabis policy, beginning by pardoning thousands of people nationwide convicted of marijuana possession.
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.
Hip hop pioneer and cannabis advocate Fab 5 Freddy and Bernard Noble honor the first anniversary of their B Noble cannabis brand, which provides resources to cannabis prisoners and entrepreneurs of color.
Following a recent act of gun violence in Harlem, New York State Assembly candidate Shawanna Vaughn discusses the importance of adequate mental health care as a preventative measure against future violence.
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.
Senate Committee On Indian Affairs Hosts Historic Listening Session For Indigenous Leaders: "Cannabis In Indian Country"
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held its first-ever listening session on Indigenous communities and the cannabis industry, hosting over 100 tribal leaders.
Why should we stop using the term "marijuana"? The word has a centuries-deep history rooted in racist practices and misinformation. Instead, call it cannabis.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). But her lifelong experience with systemic inequities allows her to focus on the most important community needs.