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Playboi Carti Enters Into The Spirits Industry With Set Launch Of His Own Cocktail That 'Reimagines The Wine Category'

Playboi Carti’s latest move has moved him into the spirits market. According to a press release, the rapper was announced as one of the founding partners for Thomas Ashbourne Craft Spirits.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 3, 2022

Rosario Dawson Becomes One Of The First Women Of Color To Join The Board Of A Major Cannabis Brand

The cannabis space is still in need of some serious diversifying, but actress and activist Rosario Dawson is helping to change the face of the industry with her newly-appointed role. Today, Dawson joined the Board of Directors of leading cannabis-infused beverage company Cann, making history as one of the first queer women of color to serve on the board of a major cannabis brand. Image Courtesy of Cann The barrier-breaking move is one that the actress was eager to be a part of, noting that the cannabis company is setting an example that could be a catalyst for change across the industry. “Cann has proven to be such a leading voice for diversity and inclusion in the cannabis industry that I knew I had to get involved with the company,” Dawson tells AfroTech exclusively. “Their example is one to follow. As one of the first multi-racial women to serve on the board of a major cannabis brand, my mission is to use this position to push the industry towards much-needed change happening...

Njera Perkins

Aug 19, 2021