House Bill Examines Racist Drug War [News]

House Bill

By Jack Barnes

The war on drugs has harmed the lives of millions of Americans in communities across the country, but there’s no question that its impact has been felt hardest by people of color.

A new bill introduced in Congress seeks to begin remedying that.

Sponsored by Congressman Bobby Rush, an Illinois Democrat, the legislation would create a commission to study the effects that mass incarceration and forced prison labor have had on African Americans and shed light on the extent to which governments and private corporations have supported and benefited from such policies. Read More…

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