Race and the War on Drugs

Race and the War on Drugs
Race and the War on Drugs

Race and the War on Drugs

Is drug addiction covered in the media and looked at differently depending on the community? Is structural racism a factor? According to Kassandra Frederique, “Blacks and Latinos stand by, watching as public health officials rush to bring an abundance of resources in to help predominantly white communities.” Frederique and Professor David Tuller of UC-Berkeley discuss race and the war on drugs.