Inside these LA dispensaries, Black women are redesigning what cannabis culture looks like

By , The Guardian

When Kika Keith and her daughter opened a cannabis dispensary in South Los Angeles last year, they faced a design challenge: how could they create a store where older Black customers, who had seen all the ravages of the “war on drugs”, would feel comfortable making a purchase? Continue reading Inside these LA dispensaries, Black women are redesigning what cannabis culture looks like

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Black Women Influencers Were Being Left Out, so This Marketer Built an Agency for Them

By Emmy Liederman, Ad Week

LaToya Shambo was used to being the only Black woman in rooms that advocated for the same faces in marketing campaigns—the typical white, thin determinants of beauty and success. But it wasn’t until 2011, when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street and holding her newborn, that she decided to do something about it. Continue reading Black Women Influencers Were Being Left Out, so This Marketer Built an Agency for Them

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Padma Lakshmi: Advocating for a Better World

By Samar Khoury

You could describe Padma Lakshmi in many ways.

Inspirational.

Brave.

Trailblazing.

Advocate.

It goes on.

She is the host, judge and executive producer of Top Chef. She produces Taste the Nation, where she takes viewers around America to enlighten them with immigrant culture and cuisine. And she’s a bestselling author, known for her first children’s book, Tomatoes for Neela. Continue reading Padma Lakshmi: Advocating for a Better World

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