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Racist Drug Laws

4/20 Is Over, And America's Weed Laws Are Still Racist As Hell

Mic | Zak Cheney-Rice | Posted 04.21.2015 | Black Voices

Party's over, America. You had your fun. Four-twenty was great: People across the nation smoked, ate, dabbed and vaped themselves into a euphoric s...

Marijuana Prohibition Was Racist From The Start. Not Much Has Changed.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

As the nation's nearly 80-year history of pot prohibition slowly begins to crumble, starting with Colorado's recent implementation of taxed and legali...

Albany Leaders -- What About Black New Yorkers?

Rashad Robinson | Posted 08.14.2013 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

The targeting of Blacks and Latinos through biased law enforcement practices has split our state in half -- where the New York you live in depends on factors such as race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status

ACLU Report: Racist Marijuana Laws Target Blacks

Tom Angell | Posted 08.04.2013 | Crime
Tom Angell

While marijuana use rates between blacks and whites are comparable, blacks are nearly four times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession.