War On Drugs

The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

Plus, University of Texas-San Antonio offering academic course on Beyoncé's "Lemonade" and Trayvon Martin's parents will release new memoir about their son's death in Jan. 2017.

It is a well-known fact that before Jay-Z became one of the top rappers on most people’s list of favorites, he was a drug dealer. He lent his voice and some of his greater knowledge about that hustle to a New York times op-ed piece in a four minute long narration about the United States’ […]

Rapper and businessman Jay Z blasted the War on Drugs in a blistering op-ed short film for The New York Times.

A former Nixon aide recently confirmed that the 37th United States president’s war on drugs was indeed a racist endeavor meant to take out blacks as well as liberals. Jeff Johnson explains why this is really no surprise, and what else this information should clue us in on, in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning […]

The Change.Org request claims that the Former First Lady was America's most famous "Trap Queen."

When we were growing up in Hollis, Queens in the '70s, there was not a single person who wasn't affected by the drug epidemic that began to ravage our community.

Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a…

A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the…

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…