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Meet Kevin Ford: The Man Changing the Medical Cannabis Industry

Meet Kevin Ford: The Man Changing the Medical Cannabis Industry

Starting any business is hard. It takes vision, discipline and execution. Kevin Ford, founder of Uplift Maryland, knows this all too well and his platform is changing the medical cannabis industry. Ford sits down with us to discuss more about Uplift Maryland, his goals and the opportunities he’s looking to create through this platform. Changing...

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Najee Tyler explains why Viola cannabis brand will create generational wealth

Najee Tyler explains why Viola cannabis brand will create generational wealth

Najee Tyler, vice president of marketing for Viola, a Black-owned brand of premium cannabis products, spoke freely about how his company is helping to educate and create generational wealth. Founded in 2011 by NBA veteran Al Harrington, Viola Extracts is one of the nation’s leading producers and licensed wholesalers of premium quality cannabis products. The...

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Kamala Set to Make History as First Black Woman VP Pick

In a highly anticipated announcement, Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. This will make Kamala Harris the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. [embedded content] Harris was long suspected as being the number one choice for the VP pick. She...

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Should Superman Be Black? Some Say Yes!

Should Superman Be Black? Some Say Yes!

Black Superman? Some say it’s about time! After Henry Cavill left his elevated role as the ‘Man of Steel,’ a new possibility popped up: should the next Superman be Black? Most of us grew up watching the heart-pumping and intriguing stories of Superman. After being sent to Earth in a small spaceship by his parents...

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Pinky Cole opens 2nd Slutty Vegan restaurant in metro Atlanta

Amid a global pandemic, restaurateur and philanthropist Pinky Cole is ecstatic to be announcing the grand opening of her second location in Jonesboro, Georgia. The concept of the Slutty Vegan plant-based burger began in 2018, and instantly the restaurant became a national phenomenon and celebrity hot spot.

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Ebbie Parsons III connects the dots for Black economic empowerment

Ebbie Parsons III connects the dots for Black economic empowerment

Rolling out tech correspondent Meagan Sunn spoke with Ebbie Parsons III, Ed.D., of Yardstick Management about supporting HBCUs, mission-based for-profit businesses, diversity, equity and inclusion and advancing the next generation of Black business leaders. Yardstick Management is one of the nation’s leading Black-owned management consulting firms supporting diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives for many of...

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Black-Owned Business Sproxte Partners with Atlanta Public Schools to Create Memorable Graduation Experience Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Black-Owned Business Sproxte Partners with Atlanta Public Schools to Create Memorable Graduation Experience Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Black-owned custom product and service company Sproxte is working to raise the standard in the printing and branding game while helping the Black community at the same time. Atlanta Public Schools partnered with Sproxte to bring their Fan Upload platform to 2020 graduates in an attempt to remain flexible and lean into technological alternatives to...