To Address Addiction, Confront Racism in Our Health and Justice Systems
Unless the USA acknowledges the deeply ingrained, continuing legacy of slavery and anti-black racism in both its public health and criminal justice systems, it will never make the transformational change that is needed.
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We Need More Focus on How the Drug War Attacks Parents of Color
It would be hard to dispute that the War on Drugs, instigated by President Nixon in 1971, has deliberately targeted lower-income communities and communities of color.
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