Cannabis capitalism: who is making money in the marijuana industry?

Marginalized groups that championed legalization struggle to compete with corporate refugees jumping on the bandwagon Two hours north of San Francisco, in Mendocino county, orderly roadside vineyards give way to the rugged forests and misty coast of the Emerald Triangle, America’s most celebrated marijuana growing region. In June, more than 300 cannabis industry insiders assembled […]

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Oakland’s Hollywood moment: movies shine light on city’s ‘grit and beauty’

Movies like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, set in the city and made by local directors, have brought global attention to a hub of art and activism The film-maker Nijla Mu’min’s debut movie was based on her upbringing as a black Muslim girl in Oakland, California. Although Jinn was inspired by her life, she […]

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Jogger who junked homeless man’s things charged with theft in new conflict

Henry Sintay accused of grabbing telephone of person filming him during afterward scuffle in same Oakland park A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged against theft after a separate incident in the same location. Henry Sintay, who was filmed last Friday dumping a […]

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Jogger who junked homeless man’s things charged with theft in new conflict

Henry Sintay accused of grabbing telephone of person filming him during afterward scuffle in same Oakland park A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged against theft after a separate incident in the same location. Henry Sintay, who was filmed last Friday dumping a […]

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Oakland’s Hollywood moment: movies shine light on city’s ‘grit and beauty’

Movies like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, set in the city and made by local directors, have brought global attention to a hub of art and activism The film-maker Nijla Mu’min’s debut movie was based on her upbringing as a black Muslim girl in Oakland, California. Although Jinn was inspired by her life, she […]

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‘ Justice is never served ‘: Nia Wilson and the fear of racial violence

A teenage girl was stabbed in an unprovoked assault by a white man. Her death has become a powerful symbol of American racism Nia Wilson wondered what would happen if she ever became a hashtag. The 18 -year-old Oakland female loved rapping and makeup and wanted to join the army or become a paramedic. She […]

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Jogger who junked homeless man’s things charged with theft in new dispute

Henry Sintay accused of grabbing telephone of person filming him during afterwards scuffle in same Oakland park A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged with theft after a separate incident in the same location. Henry Sintay, who was filmed last Friday dumping a […]

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Evictions and ‘criminalized spaces’: the legacy of Oakland’s Ghost Ship fire

As sentencing approaches following a warehouse fire that killed 36, artists on the fringes struggle to find spaces to live and work Artists and musicians in Oakland faced a horrific undertaking when they awoke on 3 December 2016: figuring out if their friends were dead or alive. The fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse party […]

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Internet Destroys White Woman Who Called The Cops On Black Folks Having A BBQ With 10+ Brutal Memes

Merritt Lake in Oakland, California, has considered some crazy stuff. According to locals, creepy humen are jogging there in Speedos and women are walking their cats on leashes. However, people think that a recent video by Michelle Dione has captured the weirdest incident that has ever happened there. A white girl “ve called the” cops […]

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Oakland’s Hollywood moment: films glisten light on city’s ‘grit and beauty’

Movies like Sorry to Bother You and Blindspotting, set in the city and made by local directors, have brought global attention to a hub of arts and activism The film-maker Nijla Mu’min’s debut movie was based on her upbringing as a black Muslim girl in Oakland, California. Although Jinn was inspired by their own lives, […]

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