At a time when shoppers are in search of help Black-owned companies, former NBA all-star Shawn Kemp is opening Seattle’s first Black-owned hashish retailer.

He’s a co-owner and his title is actually the store’s name. However some have questioned whether or not his 10% possession stake qualifies as “Black-owned.”

It’s a query that has actual authorized and monetary ramifications. On this week’s present, Bruce and Alyssa talk about the broader implications of the query, and speak with Natalie Papillion, founding father of The Equity Organization, about new methods to help hashish corporations actually doing the work.


NBA legend Shawn Kemp to open Seattle’s first Black-owned cannabis store

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