1st Lady of the West Coast and owner of the Black Girl Magic strain. Photo credit: 1st Lady. Some are born great; some achieve greatness; and then others have greatness thrust upon them, like one California native, who refers to herself as the 1st Lady of the West Coast. She made history in 2016 by becoming the first woman of color to create her own exclusive strains of … [Read more...] about 1st Lady of the West Coast is First Black Woman to own Line of Strains
Farmer & Chemist Youth Boost Face Mask with hemp oil. Photo credit: Farmer & Chemist. With the growing popularity of CBD, more people are clinging to it for help with their medical needs. This week our main focus is a company based in Midvale, Utah who has been making surges in the CBD industry. Farmer & Chemist is a CBD company that was manifested from … [Read more...] about Review: Farmer & Chemist’s Broad-Spectrum CBD Soft Gels and Youth Boost Face Mask
Zula Essentials is a brand made for women, by women. Photo credit: Zula Essentials. The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on women’s mental health. In fact, studies show that people are relying on CBD to help them cope. That in mind, Zula Essentials, a Black-owned CBD brand, stays focused on their goal of championing women's mental health. For Carla Joseph, board … [Read more...] about Carla Joseph Creates CBD Brand That Targets Women’s Mental Health
Will hemp burgers be on menus in the near future? Photo credit: Hempfoods.com. Consumers are hungry for protein alternatives. In fact, studies show that demand for plant-based meat is one the rise, in part due to shifting consumer behavior, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on meat sales. One company is well on its way to creating alternative forms of protein … [Read more...] about Hemp Protein: the Next Meat Substitute?
Black athletes, including Naomi Osaka (pictured above at the Australian Open in Melbourne) face discrimination in sports. Photo retrieved from Reuters, taken by Loren Elliott. While sports can be a unifying force for many people, they can be a traumatizing experience for others. Over the years, micro-aggressions in sports have become more noticeable against members of … [Read more...] about Covert Bias and Discrimination: Micro-aggressions in Sports