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War on Drugs and the African-American Community (C-SPAN)

By September 1, 2014July 8th, 2020No Comments

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century held a forum on the impact of the policies of the “War on Drugs” on the African-American community. Speakers included Jesse Jackson and Representative John Conyers (D-MI). President Nixon used the term “War on Drugs” to promote his drug control initiatives, and subsequent administrations have continued variations of those polices.

Complete video here in C-SPAN.


IBW21 (The Institute of the Black World 21st Century) is committed to enhancing the capacity of Black communities in the U.S. and globally to achieve cultural, social, economic and political equality and an enhanced quality of life for all marginalized people.