My Portfolio

I started ghostwriting in 2009 and in that time I have penned hundreds, if not thousands of articles and 15 books. Despite this large body of work, like all of us who've made our living as a ghost, until relatively recently, I had very little to show for it. Six months after Being Biracial: Where Our Secret Worlds Collide was published in 2015, I decided I needed to change that. Below are some of my bylined pieces.
 
  • Companies are Finally Changing Racist Brand Names. But is it Enough?
    Companies are Finally Changing Racist Brand Names. But is it Enough?

    From the moment we wake up until we go to sleep, it’s estimated that we are exposed to between 2,000 and 5,000 advertising messages daily. This includes ads we see on TV, hear on the radio, see on billboards, on the Internet, in magazines we pick up while waiting for a doctor’s appointment, on display...

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  • Music, Politics and the Soundtrack of Rebellion
    Music, Politics and the Soundtrack of Rebellion

    As long as there have been voices and instruments, people have made music to express themselves. From odes to trucks, dogs and love to songs about Jesus and Allah, no matter the emotion, if it can be felt, it can be put into words and turned into music. As many songs that have been produced...

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  • The Science Behind the Entourage Effect
    The Science Behind the Entourage Effect

    Thanks to their efficacy and popularity, THC and CBD have become well-known acronyms among medical professionals and patients alike. Research into their medicinal effects has revealed their usefulness for an ever-expanding list of health issues. But pure THC and CBD extracts may not offer the best possible therapeutic results. A growing number of researchers believe...

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  • Advantages in Vertical Integration
    Advantages in Vertical Integration

    Vertical integration in cannabis unites cultivators, extractors, manufacturers, and retailers under one umbrella. Business consolidation in cannabis and hemp may be inevitable, thanks to the COVIDcannab-19 pandemic and preexisting trends that were already carrying the industry in that direction. On the eve of the New Year, before the coronavirus had made its presence known, industry...

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  • Identifying and Removing Fungal Pathogens in Cannabis
    Identifying and Removing Fungal Pathogens in Cannabis

    Government regulatory agencies in most countries have strict guidelines about levels of allowable fungi contamination. Achieving the required purity can be challenging when fungus infestations are significant, which they often are.  High-Tech Methods for Fungus Resistance Fungal invasions have damaged sensitive cannabis plants in locations across the globe. In response to ongoing problems with crop...

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  • Online Ordering Platforms Find Renewed Purpose During Pandemic
    Online Ordering Platforms Find Renewed Purpose During Pandemic

    Online ordering platforms are now the retail destinations of choice for individuals who can legally purchase cannabis supplies, whether for medical or recreational uses. Ecommerce Technology Responds Amid Crisis The Covid-19 pandemic has been accompanied by widespread business closures. Retailers who remain open did so with an “essential services” designation, signifying their capacity to deliver...

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  • How To Avoid Poor Quality CBD Oil
    How To Avoid Poor Quality CBD Oil

    If you’ve ever been to a winery for a tour, you already have a general understanding of how CBD oil is made. Although the industry lingo and manufacturing processes are different, the concept is very similar, with one significant difference: In the wine industry, more often than not, the vineyard where the grapes are grown...

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  • Which Type of CBD Oil is the Best? A Closer Examination of the Choices
    Which Type of CBD Oil is the Best? A Closer Examination of the Choices

    CBD (cannabidiol) oil continues growing in popularity during 2020, especially in light of health concerns as the nation struggles with lockdown and a pandemic, and consumers choose to look more toward health-conscious choices and products. CBD's increasing availability and accessibility as a dietary supplement in oil and other forms make it attractive to people experiencing...

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  • Building Confidence in the Cannabis Marketplace
    Building Confidence in the Cannabis Marketplace

    To grease the wheels of progress, a Palo Alto, California, company called Confident Cannabis is revolutionizing the way the cannabis industry functions. They’ve used their technical expertise to engineer software solutions that will centralize and unify the wholesale cannabis trade, which has been stuck in ‘flying by the seat of your pants’ mode for too...

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  • Online Ordering Platforms Find Renewed Purpose During Pandemic
    Online Ordering Platforms Find Renewed Purpose During Pandemic

    Online ordering platforms are now the retail destinations of choice for individuals who can legally purchase cannabis supplies, whether for medical or recreational uses. Ecommerce Technology Responds Amid Crisis The Covid-19 pandemic has been accompanied by widespread business closures. Retailers who remain open did so with an “essential services” designation, signifying their capacity to deliver...

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  • Furloughs, Layoffs, and Losses: Covid-19 Takes a Hit on Cannabis
    Furloughs, Layoffs, and Losses: Covid-19 Takes a Hit on Cannabis

    The Covid-19 outbreak and associated quarantine have caused problems for every industry, and cannabis is no exception. After a quiet first few weeks, the initial round of layoffs, furloughs, and scaling back in planning has begun. There will almost certainly be more to come, and the long-term job prospects for those who’ve been sent home...

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  • A Legacy Denied: The Murder of Fred Hampton, 50 Years Later
    A Legacy Denied: The Murder of Fred Hampton, 50 Years Later

    On December 4, 1969, one of the country’s most promising young revolutionaries was murdered by police, in a joint operation fully supported by the FBI. That revolutionary’s name was Fred Hampton, and 50 years later his brief time in the spotlight still evokes admiration and deep regret over the events that took his life. Hampton...

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