Category: Business

Black Wall Street: Flourished as a Self-Contained Haven in Early 1900s

“Don’t you realize that Greenwood was Wakanda before Wakanda?” It’s a sweltering May evening in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a local poet named Phetote Mshairi...

Universal Music Group launches Def Jam Africa to sign Hip-Hop, Afrobeats & Trap Artists Across the Entire Continent

Following the creation of Def Jam South East Asia in September 2019, Universal Music Group (UMG) has now expanded the Def Jam brand into Africa, with the launch of Def...

Louisiana House Passed Three Marijuana Reform Bills, Including Cannabis Banking

Louisiana lawmakers advanced three marijuana reform bills on Wednesday, and that includes legislation that would dramatically expand the state’s medical cannabis...

Is Another Real Estate Crash Is Coming?

Like the subprime mortgage crisis a decade ago, the COVID-19 crisis has sparked major public interventions to stabilize the financial markets. But the Fed isn’t...

City of New Orleans to study reopening Historical Lincoln Beach to Recreation

Lincoln Beach Site Assessment Mayor Latoya Cantrell Administration is prioritizing quality of life issues. In New Orleans East that means exploring the feasibility of...

Flashback Friday: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is caught up in European opioid probe

The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria....

How Will The Coronavirus Pandemic Affect The Cannabis Industry?

As the world finds itself engrossed in the largest public health crisis of our lifetimes, the Covid-19 pandemic, the novel coronavirus disrupting life for every American...

Buy shares in companies ‘we can’t live without’

“We should buy quality recession-proof stocks because that’s what works when the economy’s on hiatus,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. ″[T]he problem with the index...

This Canadian Marijuana Stock Is Running Circles Around Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth

When you think of Canadian marijuana stocks, two names probably first come to mind — Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) and Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC). And that makes sense....

Louisiana Farmers are being Licensed to grow Hemp

Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural...