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BOOK: USA Drug Policy as System of Racial Control

Via Scoop.itDrugs, Society and Human Rights

A law professor asserts that the war on drugs and incarceration for drug offenses are ways to limit the gains of the civil rights movement”   When the law professor – Michelle Alexander – took the stage and delivered an impassioned speech attacking the war on drugs as a system of racial control comparable to slavery and Jim Crow — she received a two-minute standing ovation from the 500 people in the audience.
Via www.nytimes.com

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