IRIE™ Magazine | ROOTS - Sojourner Truth
2019, November 2019, Roots

Roots | Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth CHRONICLE: c. 1797 – November 26, 1883 Sojourner Truth was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, women’s rights activist, author and former slave. Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree in 1797, a slave who lived a miserable life, serving several masters throughout New York before escaping to freedom in 1826. Sojourner would go on to […]

IRIE™ Magazine | ROCK - MORE Act
2019, November 2019, Rock

Rock | MORE Act of 2019

MORE Act of 2019 Decriminalizing Marijuana On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee passed the MORE Act (Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act), a bill that takes an initial step toward decriminalizing and de-scheduling Marijuana at the federal level. The MORE Act also provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War […]