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It’s All in The Family: The Stonewall Protests

Joel Rivera stands on the steps beside the historic Stonewall Inn. Her co-organizer, Qween Jean, hands her the megaphone. The motioned baton-pass has their beautiful stone-studded dresses setting off the press. They flash their cameras, sparking each jewel into different directions. At least 250 protesters are accompanying and protecting their lives. They are all fixed…

Potion, A New York CBD Shop, Works to Align Cannabis and Culture With Its Magical Touch
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Potion, A New York CBD Shop, Works to Align Cannabis and Culture With Its Magical Touch

Potion, a New York City-based CBD brand, prides itself on real-person experiences. “We show the people we care about the community. That’s what we’ve always been about,” says Matthew Choon, Potion’s CEO. “We focus on the people just as much as the product.”  Unlike direct-to-consumer dispensary companies, Potion makes sure to align community and culture…

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After ‘Reconstruction,’ MedMen Aims to Make its Mark on the New York Cannabis Market

MedMen, a California-based retailer, understands the fickle nature of the state of cannabis in New York.  In 2018, CEO Adam Bierman told CNBC, “I am so excited about the state of New York, there has been a lot of chatter nationally lately about legalizing marijuana… This is impossible unless the laws allow us to do what we…

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The Stonewall Protests

In May 2019, the Trump administration’s Department of Health encouraged healthcare officials to deny treatment to transgender patients. Under the Trump administration, trans rights have been discriminated against openly, rolling back any efforts to include them in society without discrimination, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality. In 2020 alone, America has seen more…

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Halloween 1978

 The Boogeyman roams around on Halloween night with an instinct to kill. He murders his victims with the grace of his bloodied kitchen knife as it swings toward flesh. But is this a boogeyman roaming the streets of Haddonfield, Illinois? Well, Michael Myers is just a sociopath who moves like a ghost. His energy is…

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales

This entry in the Marvel’s Spider-Man series follows Peter Parker’s apprentice on a personal journey to protect his home of Harlem in New York City. This is about an eight-hour story with Miles as the lead, and it’s an emotional take on an origin story that removes any repetition that this particular style of the…