Black Cannabis Weeks begins with focus on educating African Americans on opportunities in the cannabis industry

By Megan Sayles AFRO Business Monday through Thursday, virtual programs will be held to inform people about topics ranging from the history of the plant to health and wellness benefits to business-building. The week will culminate with in-person programming at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pa.  On Sept. 22, Black Cannabis Week will host a


Teen wounded in Southeast, D.C. shooting 

By Chrisleen HerardSpecial to the AFRO The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that left a teenager wounded on Sept. 17. Authorities were called to the 5000 block of Ivory Lane on Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. where they discovered a 13-year-old boy on the scene, suffering from a gunshot wound. According


London Fashion Designer (Mowalola Ogunlesi) Apologizes After Saudi-flag Miniskirt Controversy | VIDEO

Mowalola Ogunlesi (David M Benett-Getty Images) *Dubai, UAE (CNN) — London-based Nigerian fashion designer Mowalola Ogunlesi has apologized after stirring a backlash online for showcasing a miniskirt with a print of the Saudi Arabian flag in her Spring 2024 collection at London Fashion Week on Friday. The Mowalola collection contained various flags as miniskirts, including


Tamar Braxton’s Car Robbed in Atlanta Says ‘I’m Not Safe Anywhere’ – Trick Daddy Tells Women to Spend More Time in the Kitchen + More| PicVIDEOs

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN — Pictured: Tamar Braxton — (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images) *Hootie hoo, where our Webbies at? Stop what you’re doing and check out Social Heat. Tamar Braxton posted surveillance footage of her parked car in a garage with thieves rummaging through her vehicle. “I