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New for Playboy: Cannabis-Infused Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

New for Playboy: Cannabis-Infused Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Lonn “Big Lonn” Howard and Matt “Mighty Matt” Staudt, both equal parts passionate martial artists and cannabis activists, are the founders of High Rollerz BJJ. The tournament shines a light on Howard and Staudt's brand of cannabis-infused jiu jitsu, aiming to destigmatize cannabis use at the highest level of athletic performance.

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New for i-D/VICE: Yasmeen Mjalli and BabyFist Denim

New for i-D/VICE: Yasmeen Mjalli and BabyFist Denim

I was very excited to work with i-D on this interview with Yasmeen Mjalli, the Palestinian-American artist, activist, and entrepreneur behind BabyFist Denim. At 21 years old, Mjalli was surprised to find herself working full-time to create a community where Palestinian women and Arab women around the world could wrestle with some of the otherwise taboo topics that impact their daily lives. We talked about social entrepreneurship, balancing feminist identity with Arab identity, and the challenges of activism in Occupied Palestine.

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New for Morsel New York: Blue Marble Ice Cream

New for Morsel New York: Blue Marble Ice Cream

Morsel New York just published my feature on Blue Marble Dreams, the nonprofit arm of Blue Marble Ice Cream helping local communities open their own ice cream shops in countries like Haiti and Rwanda. I spoke to Blue Marble's co-founder and CEO, Jennie Dundas, about running the business, sharing the dream, and why something as simple as ice cream can make a big difference.

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