Friday, October 18, 2019

Tag: the war on drugs

Now That Complexion of Addicts Has Changed...

These days, the so-called “war on drugs” has taken a dramatic turn, with a shift away from treating substance abuse as a criminal issue,...

The Beginning of the End of the...

  The war on drugs is a human rights violation and drugs must be decriminalized, according to a United Nations office.  This could mark the...

#NeverForget Means We Should Never Forget All...

On this anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks, America must never forget what took place that day--the cycle of violence in today’s world, the...

America Is Ripe for Reform as Congress...

American mass incarceration has been a bipartisan effort, brought on by the war on drugs and has bee  particularly harmful to the Black community....

8 Ways the Incarceration of Black Males...

In her groundbreaking book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not...