Black Dragon Breakfast Club uses the power of digital grassroots organizing, technology and AI-based data to transform the fight for adult-use cannabis legalization. At Black Cannabis Week, founder Tsehaitu Abye explained the brand's mission and work to bring more BIPOC to political action.
Honeysuckle's hard-hitting reporting and dissection of key issues and topics affecting society today, including but not limited to incarceration, reproductive rights, feminism, healthcare, housing, economic, class, socioeconomic disparities, disability, mental illness etc.
Black Cannabis Week 2023: Lawmakers, Educators, Advocates And Business Owners Come Together In Philadelphia To Discuss Cannabis Present And Future
Black Cannabis Week 2023 took place virtually and at a live conference in Philadelphia, bringing leading lawmakers, educators, advocates, and business owners of color together to discuss pressing issues in the cannabis industry.
Matthew Baker Awaits Trial After 7 Years Behind Bars: New Evidence, Updates, And Racial Bias In The Georgia Case
New evidence and updates are available in the case of Matthew Baker, the only Black suspect in the McDonough, Georgia "Bonfire Killings." There appears to be nothing tying the man awaiting trial for 7 years to the crimes he is accused of.
Tawanda Jennings Unlawfully Detained Without Due Process: Calls For Justice In California And New York
Tawanda Jennings has been unlawfully detained in California since June 2, 2023, mostly due to New York State's failure to produce a crucial governor's warrant. Jennings's support team, including noted advocates Jamilia Land and Shawanna Vaughn of Silent Cry Inc., are calling for her release.
Michigan inmate Tamerra Washington is currently serving two sentences of 32-50 years on wrongful convictions. She shares her story as a victim of systemic racial injustice. Help human rights organization Silent Cry Inc. and partners in the effort to free Tamerra.
Honeysuckle Celebrates Pride At LOUD AND PROUD With LGBTQIA+ Cultural Innovators And Social Justice Activists
Honeysuckle's LOUD AND PROUD at Housing Works featured a panel of LGBTQIA+ professionals discussing queerness and cannabis, plus a special fireside chat with activist IAMQUEENS on the foster care system and homelessness.
Black and woman-owned social impact brand 40 Tons brings its Level Up Career Conference to Chicago for Juneteenth. Founder Loriel Alegrete shares how the company advocates for system-impacted individuals on the inside and outside.
Silent Cry Inc. Breaks The Stigmas On Mental Health And Post Traumatic Prison Disorder For Mental Health Awareness Month
Human rights nonprofit Silent Cry Inc. is working to break the stigmas on mental health and Post Traumatic Prison Disorder for Mental Health Awareness Month. Join Silent Cry in Detroit on May 20th for a fundraising 5K Run/Walk to support mental health advocacy.
"Sentenced to Pray": A Second Chance After Incarceration And Coping With Post-Traumatic Prison Disorder
While incarcerated, Sharon J. Davis channeled her trauma into prayer and creative expression, writing her autobiographical story "Sentenced to Pray." With the new film adaptation of the book upcoming, Davis shares how others can cope with Post-Traumatic Prison Disorder.
525,600 Minutes in New York Cannabis: How Do You Measure a Year in Social Equity, Advocacy, and Women-Owned Brands?
In 525,600 minutes, how do you measure a year in New York cannabis? Advocate Annette Fernandez reflects on the strides made - and still needing to evolve - for social equity, women-owned brands, and investment in the space.
From scientists and healthcare professionals to academics, activists, artists and politicians, here are 28 Black thought leaders - past and present - who've been shaping American drug policy, cannabis, and psychedelics.
One of New York's leading housing, human rights and cannabis advocates, Pilar DeJesus is a truth-teller known as La Problema. She opened up about her lifelong fight for equity, plant medicine, and healing through trauma.
Indigenous community leader Chenae Bullock does it again: this time bringing together a panel of women to discuss divine femininity, self-care, holistic lifestyles, celebrating Native heritage, and doing it all together.
S.Cuff Apparel: Inside the Black Veteran-Owned Fashion Brand Bringing Inclusivity to the PGA and Sports Communities
S.Cuff Apparel is a multipurpose Black veteran-owned fashion brand redefining inclusivity for the PGA and athletic communities. Founder S. Cuff shares his journey through trauma, finding peace in golf, and being an advocate for diversity and body positivity.
The death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of five Memphis police officers is a harrowing cross of police brutality and Black-on-Black crime. Ciaran Short reflects on the toxic masculinity and racism underlying the case.