100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

The First Juneteenth “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of...

What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops’ arrival...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom: Marijuana Legalization Is A ‘Civil Rights’ Issue

California Governor Gavin Newsom discussed during a press conference last week how the state plans to fix issues of systemic injustice and racism following widespread protests of police brutality. Newsom referenced...

How To Stop Coughing From Marijuana Smoke

There is nothing that makes a marijuana user appear more like a novice than when they cough after every single hit. Their face turns all beet red, their eyes start watering...

Food waste increases during the pandemic — compounding an existing problem

Long before COVID-19 disruptions forced dairy farmers to dump millions of gallons of milk into fields and farmers to plow under fields of vegetables, a third of all food produced globally was going...

Racist monuments fall: Watery end for slave trader statue in UK

LONDON (AP)—The toppling of a statue of a notorious slave trader in Bristol, a city in the southwest of England, on Sunday by anti-racism protesters was greeted with joyous scenes. Demonstrators attached...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s franchisee gives $200K more to Trump reelection campaign

Wendy's is facing backlash online after Business Insider reported that a franchisee on President Donald Trump's restaurant-recovery roundtable donated more than $400,000 to reelect the president. In mid-May, the White House announced that Muy Cos. CEO...

Archaeologists Discover That Ancient Israelites Used Marijuana To Worship God

Some smokers joke that marijuana is their religion, but new research shows ancient Israelites may have used cannabis as a ritual to access God. Researchers recently announced they discovered cannabis resin...

American Slavery, Reinvented

Crops stretch to the horizon. Black bodies pepper the landscape, hunched over as they work the fields. Officers on horseback, armed, oversee the workers.To the untrained eye, the scenes in Angola for...

The Queen, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle’s Commonwealth Trust Speaks Out in Support of...

The Queen's Commonwealth Trust is openly siding with the Black Lives Matter moment as protests for racial justice take place across America. The trust, which is overseen by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry,...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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