New York, NY – September 11, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) National Action Network Founder and President Rev. Al Sharpton will give the keynote address at the annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition Thursday, discussing the rampant inequality in the marijuana industry and disproportionate arrests of people of color.
People of Color are 2-4 times more likely to be arrested in marijuana arrests, and despite massive growth in the business, minorities are still vastly underrepresented in key business opportunities like dispensary ownership.
Rev. Al Sharpton, Civil Rights Leader and Founder, National Action Network
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Thursday, September 14th, 2017, 11:50 P.M.
About the National Action Network (NAN)
National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.
For more information go to www.nationalactionnetwork.net
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