Study Reveals California Law Enforcement More Likely To Arrest Black Teens
A new report examines the racial disparities that exist among California law enforcement agencies.
January 9, 2023
Rutgers University Report Examines Cannabis Consumption Data
Rutgers University releases a study exploring the relationship between cannabis and race, gender, and other factors in New Jersey.
February 16, 2022
Most Affected: College Graduate Evelyn LaChappelle Given 87 Months For Handling Revenue
Evelyn LaChappelle had no previous criminal record and did not even touch the plant. But she was still given an 87-month sentence for a cannabis-related crime.
April 16, 2021
Prison Death of Marvin Scott Sparks Anger Among Cannabis And Racial Justice Activists
The untimely death of Marvin Scott in a Texas jail after being arrested for a small amount of cannabis has sparked outrage among activists for racial, cannabis, and mental health justice.
April 7, 2021
Evanston, Illinois To Fund Reparations To Black Community With Cannabis Tax Revenue
Officials of the Chicago suburb approved the plans this week.
March 23, 2021
Our Academy, Our Dream
How one social equity mentorship program is changing the face of cannabis.
March 22, 2021
Pennsylvania Police Make More Than 20,000 Pot Arrests During The Pandemic
There is a jarring racial disparity in the arrests.
March 18, 2021
NAACP Claims New Jersey Cannabis Panel Illegal Without Black Men
Critics have been pointing out that although Black men have historically been disproportionately targeted in the War on Drugs, there are no Black men on New Jersey's new Cannabis Regulatory Commission.
March 4, 2021
Oregon Lawmaker Introduces Social Equity Cannabis Bill
As a next push to alleviate the harms caused by the war on drugs, a bill for social equity has been introduced to the House.
February 4, 2021
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Is A Harrowing Story Beautifully Told, Steeped In Tradition
Chadwick Boseman’s final film bears a strong yet subtle resemblance to other cinematic masterpieces exploring race and racism in these United States.
January 4, 2021