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The Westside Pharmacy: A Theory on Group Economics

My default, defines me. What’s best for me? What’s best for my future? In many ways, I feel we’re all programmed to think this way. During the holiday season we are constantly bombarded with marketing and promotions, we see the holidays as a time to give but are often unaware of what we’re truly receiving…

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Roll Back, Play That: Cardi B

When you cross an unapologetic persona with palpable honesty, you get the tenaciously beautiful Cardi B. The rapper-meets-reality stars uninviting past has platformed the success of her future, and the world can’t get enough of her persona and comedic candor. As she continues to metamorphose into a public figure, she sheds a unique light on women who once…

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INTERVIEW: BJ The Chicago Kid Premieres ‘The Lost Files: Cuffing Season’ Mixtape

I’ve always believed, from personal experience, that music heals. So with that, BJ The Chicago Kid is a true musical medicine man to me. An incredible vocalist and insanely talented songwriter, I happen to think he’s the reason passion and romance have returned to lustful desire in music. So when the opportunity to interview the…

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Saint Heron’s Black Bag: New York

The Saint Heron Black Bag aims to spotlight establishments and businesses founded and built by people of color. This directory is just one small act by which we hope to enrich our own communities, support the fiscal successes of our peers, and effect change economically as we highlight small and large businesses across the nation.…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams of November

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already December. November flew by in the blink of an eye but we still managed to snag our favorite songs of the month for our monthly playlist. Through the fall month, we were driven by the grooviest of gems. Goldlink exclusively premiered his “See I Miss Pt. 2” with…

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New Orleans-Based Musicians Needed for Solange’s Band

Calling all musicians in New Orleans and the surrounding areas! We’re in search of vocalists, guitarists and keyboardists between the ages of 18 – 35 for our very own, Solange. Right here in New Orleans, we’re holding auditions for talented instrumentalists and singers to become part of the musical team that helps Solo bring the…

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Saint Heron & Shotgun Cinema Present: Film Screening of ‘Mother of George’ & Wine & Grind

The Saint Heron team is collaborating with Shotgun Cinema to bring you a screening of the Sundance-prize winning film, Mother Of George. The film has a visual manner that is unlike any other. Cinematographer Bradford Young (Selma, Arrival) and the incredible director that is Andrew Dosumnu have created a compelling story that explores how a tight…

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Taught By America

The United States of America is an unforgiving teacher. As a 27-year-old Black woman from Texas, I’ve adhered to every twisted syllabus that’s come across my desk. And I’ve had no choice but to learn from it all. I learned to read through the lines when I was told how smart and articulate I was…

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Saint Heron Presents: ‘Ashes and Embers’ Screening & PROCLAMATION! LA

Los Angeles! Saint Heron is inviting you to join us on December 2nd for the screening of Ehtiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima’s Ashes and Embers. The fiercely torrid drama tells the story of a disillusioned Vietnam veteran (Ned Charles) who leaves his girlfriend and grandmother’s farm behind in Washington as he journeys to Los Angeles. While…

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Saint Heron & Pioneer Works Present: Wine & Grind After Party For “Roll Back, Say That” On Ms. Lauryn Hill’s Pivotal ‘Unplugged No. 2.0’

During such a controversial time within our country and communities, Lauryn Hill’s live album Unplugged 2.0 boasts as a politically charged work of art that withstands the test of time with Ms. Hill paving the way for artists of likeness to come. Similar to the works of this record, our partners at Pioneer Works seek to…

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Saint Heron Presents: Proclamation! at The Standard Spa Miami Beach

After spending time with your loved ones over the holiday, join us in Miami for another edition of Proclamation! at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach. We’ll be having fun in the sun while soaking up these positive vibes, so come ready to dance the night away and leave your woes on the dance floor. As…

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Black In The Day: Self-Care Playlist

Welcome to Black In The Day, your bi-weekly serving of yesteryear’s magical, inimitable and unforgettable Blackety Blackness courtesy of Alexander Hardy. Life can be wack sometimes, especially when living and working amongst shitbag-electing jive turkeys, rabid Iggy Azalea stans, kitten heel hoarders and such. Contending with chirren, work, honey shortages at Popeye’s, and automobills can drain…

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