War On Drugs

An $18 million plan unveiled this week will allow thousands of New Yorkers accused of low-level and non-violent offenses to skip bail in replacement for…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

Finally admitting to a fact that hundreds of thousands of profiled, disenfranchised Black and Brown men across the United States — and their families —…

A group of current and former African American government employees, Blacks In Government (BIG), have issued a statement calling for the end to the racially biased “War On Drugs.” They joined forces with LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) for a statement denouncing the war on drugs written by former African American DEA agent, Mather Fogg. […]

SAN DIEGO — Federal officials said Thursday they’ve busted a drug trafficking ring involving Mexico’s most powerful cartel and members of an Iraqi immigrant community in the U.S. who were caught selling illegal drugs, assault rifles, grenades and homemade explosives. About 60 people from the Iraqi community were arrested after a six-month investigation carried out […]

CALIFORNIA — The NAACP passed an historic resolution calling to an end the war on drugs with a majority vote at the 102nd NAACP Annual Convention in Los Angeles, CA. The resolution outlines key details of the war on drugs, which the organization notes are crucial failings; the U.S. spends $40 billion annually on the […]