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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 there for a weekend of bonfires, starlit hikes and river swims. It was a lovely defining to discuss why none of them seemed to be making money. Americans expend roughly $40 bn annually on legal…

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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 had to go to Los Angeles, 350 miles south of her hometown, to shoot it. Mu’min said there wasn’t enough industry expressed support for build filming in Oakland financially viable. But now that’s changing. The…

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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 local homeless man’s possessions in the garbage and into a lagoon, was charged in criminal court on Wednesday. The example was filed after the 30 -year-old was captured in another video returning to the park…

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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 local homeless man’s possessions in the garbage and into a pond, was charged in criminal court on Wednesday. The occurrence was filed after the 30 -year-old was captured in another video returning to the park…

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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 had to go to Los Angeles, 350 miles south of her hometown, to shoot it. Mu’min said there wasn’t enough industry support to induce filming in Oakland financially viable. But now that’s changing. The northern…

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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 was also passionate about police brutality and other injustices facing African Americans, and her family said she talked about how they should respond if she ever became a victim. ” She would say if something…

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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 local homeless man’s possessions in the garbage and into a pond, was charged in criminal tribunal on Wednesday. The lawsuit was filed after the 30 -year-old was captured in another video returning to the park…

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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 that killed 36 people led to an agonizing weekend of futile searches, crowdsourced spreadsheets of missing people, and a rapidly rising body count. It felt like rock bottom for some- until the eviction menaces began…

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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 to stop a few black folks enjoying a BBQ. “I hear you have a problem with these gentlemen having a barbecue here at the pond. What’s going on? ” Michelle asked while recording the dame.…

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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, she had to go to Los Angeles, 350 miles south of her hometown, to shoot it. Mu’min said there wasn’t enough industry support to attain filming in Oakland financially sustainable. But now that’s changing. The…

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