Black Lives Didn’t Matter

When A Drug Epidemic Hit White America, Addiction Became A Disease VIDEO

July 10, 2017 – The scorn and dehumanization of the crack epidemic has been replaced by empathy and rehabilitation … It was easier for lawmakers, pundits and the like to separate themselves from the crisis, as nearly all of them were white and well-off.  The crack epidemic almost exclusively impacted people of color living in poor neighborhoods—it was a problem of another world.



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