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Study Finds African-Americans Less Likely To Sell Drugs, More Likely To Get Arrested

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite whites being more likely to sell drugs, African-Americans are being sent to prison for drug offenses at much higher rates. MORE  

Ending the War on Drugs: A Radical Take From Emerging Leader Dr. Carl Hart

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

As a public figure neuroscientist Carl Hart is changing minds about drug use itself. This after fighting the drug wars and then fighting the racism and myths behind them. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk driver that hit The Rock's mom charged with DUI, large amount of cocaine missing from French police HQ, and drunk police dog handler arrested for abuse. MORE  

Drug Testing and Racial Profiling

By Cameron Turner

Check out the stats below: whites significantly trump blacks in all drug use except crack. So why do so many employers assume that black job applicants are drug users? MORE  

North Dakota Students' "Siouxper Drunk" T-Shirts Deemed Offensive

By Bryan Le

A T-shirt design by University of North Dakota students featuring the retired "Fighting Sioux" mascot drinking from a beer bong has been condemned as being racist by the school's American Indian Student Services. MORE  

Black Job Applicants Routinely Turned Away For Suspected Drug Use, Study Finds

By McCarton Ackerman

The study also found that drug testing prior to employment proved beneficial to African-Americans, who were employed at higher rates in drug testing states. MORE  

Look Who Is Making Billions From Criminalizing Minor Drug Offenders - A Special Fix Report  

By Michelle Renee Matisons and Seth Sandronsky

Why are so many drug possessors sent to prison rather than treatment? Consider the “prison-industrial” complex, including the bail bond industry, which lobbies for harsh penalties that increase the volume of those arrested and jailed.  MORE  

Feds to Investigate Texas Man’s Mysterious Death

By Paul Gaita

The Justice Department will look into why a man found with his throat slashed and ear cut off was considered to have died from 'drug-related' causes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Washington considers legal status of hash, evidence of cocaine use found in UK parliament, and America's Next Top Model alum arrested for guns and drug charges. MORE  

Proof That the War on Marijuana Is Racist

By McCarton Ackerman

New statistics from the ACLU show how pot arrests disproportionately target African Americans across all 50 states. MORE  

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