The marijuana industry was one of the last bastions of networks where cash found solace. Ironically, cannabis moves forward as the first enterprise to employ digital tokenization. However, this is not a fairy tale story, but one forged out of necessity.
Today, 47 states have legalized cannabis in some form or another. The problem is that federal laws still categorize marijuana as a schedule 1 drug or an illegal substance. In turn, cannabis businesses cannot bank at FDIC insured banks.
Aztecan ritual in Los Angeles at Día de los Muertos festival on Olvera Street.
Fet Gede 2019 in New York City's Socrates Park. Photo credit: Haitian Times
Women in Port-au-Prince go to altar of Baron Samedi
Marie Leveau's tomb in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
Ancestral altar for Día de los Muertos
This weekend, three distinct cultures celebrate the life by paying homage to those who came before them. In Los Angeles, Louisiana and New York City, indigenous cultures that have survived colonialism, conquistadors, and slavery are still standing, even though they had to practice of form of syncretism, or blending to keep their spirituality
After months of contentious bargaining followed by an 11-day strike, the Chicago Teachers Union agreed to a tentative five-year contract and five days compensation for missed days during their work stoppage.