Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws
Natalie Moore: Public policy created racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine and crack. Now, compassion is the guiding policy for heroin.

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Annia King
Annia King 1 year ago

Because heroin is a white people problem suddenly everyone finds their compassion.

Nicholas Smith
Nicholas Smith 1 year ago

Racist drug laws... awesome..

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