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Continued work towards a marijuana legalization bill that centers social and racial justice

Thank you to everyone who took action and contacted their representatives in support of a marijuana legalization bill that centers social and racial justice! The United Black Agenda, a coalition of New Jersey Black leaders, outlines eight tangible ways the…

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How a racist hate-monger masterminded America’s War on Drugs

Laura Smith describes the role of Harry Anslinger, first commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, whose racist views were instrumental in the criminalization of drug use.  He targeted jazz musicians in particular.  His agents hounded Billie Holiday until her…

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