White Americans have a hard time picturing a middle-class black neighborhood

Black family in front of home

n John Sayles’ 1984 movie The Brother From Another Planet, a card shark is riding a northbound A train that is about to make the 66-block jump from Midtown to Harlem. “I have another magic trick for you,” he says. “Wanna see me make all the white people disappear?” The conductor announces the train is going express, skipping the Upper West Side; white passengers disembark. Continue reading “White Americans have a hard time picturing a middle-class black neighborhood”

At 25, Hope Wiseman is set to become the Country’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner

Hope Wiseman is a 25-year-old set to become the country’s youngest black female owner of a cannabis dispensary.

The dispensary, Mary and Main, is set to open in winter 2018 in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It will offer medical marijuana in the form of a variety of products. With a medical recommendation, customers will be able to buy cannabis sativa and indica at Wiseman’s shop, as well as cannabis tea, edibles, balms and tinctures. Continue reading “At 25, Hope Wiseman is set to become the Country’s Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner”