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Blaxit: An Exodus in Los Angeles

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Through forced migration and gentrification, which promised a better life, Black folks in Los Angeles, in the early 80s, met resistance and suffered unintended consequences. In essence, we traded one type of community violence—such as gangs, drugs, and poverty—for the physical, emotional and financial violence of racism from dominant cultures.

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Bittered Beliefs: A Bronx tale

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While reflecting on long-held beliefs, a young Bronx native comes to terms with how she truly sees her home.

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Anti-eviction mapping project gives the people tools that dismantle the master’s house

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The uncertainties of homeless and displacement fuel an anti-eviction collection to disrupt the 1 percent by hacking and redistributing the master’s tools.

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Caribbean filmmakers spark conversation with docuseries exploring Cannabis use, prohibition in the region

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On 420, a global holiday celebrated by cannabis consumers and supporters, Barbadian filmmakers, Hermina Elcock, Mikul Elcock and Jamal Weekes released the first of a three-part short docuseries titled, CannabisCulture on Facebook. Little did the filmmakers know that their project would incite much conversation around their modestly-populated island of 250,000 then island jump in the region.

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Black-owned Harlem cannabis company sources from family farm

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On a mild winter night, I decided to drop into a Harlem pop up centering cannabis entrepreneurs, and a growing community.

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Serving and sipping tea: How Georgina Bailey made cannabis-infused teas for a sister with cancer then started a company

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You know Georgina Bailey by three things: her big personality, stunning shades and cannabis products from her company, G’s Teas.

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World’s First Experiential CBD Hub Seeks to Dispel Myths, Bridge Cannabis Communities in NYC | MCP Cannabis

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While New Yorkers smoke more weed than any other city in the world, there is a disturbing disconnect in the city when it comes to education, the benefits, and the different ways our bodies react to cannabis.

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The World is a Gamble + The tea on CBD | Comic Strip |MCP Cannabis

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Debuting Ark Republic’s first comic strip, Matthew Gamble’s “The World is a Gamble” covers the blurred awareness of cannabis, hemp, CBD and THC.

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The Nipsey Hussle Edition | MCP Introduction

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The untimely murder of Nipsey Hussle, birth name, Ermias Asghedom transformed me. From shock to anger to grief to sadness to purpose—all these mark the stages that end with this impromptu major collaborative project, The Nipsey Hussle Edition.

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Nipsey notes | Think Piece

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“This Brother was a Good Brother. He didn’t’ get into an excessive amount of trouble…”

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