War on Drugs is the New Jim Crow in New Orleans

Channel: Drug Policy Alliance


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WWL-4 in New Orleans interviews Ira Glasser, president of the Drug Policy Alliance, who explains how racial discrimination is perpetuated through America's harsh drug laws. Money line: "Al Capone did not shoot people because he was drunk. Nobody gets shot for selling cigarettes. It's the prohibition law that creates the crime, not the drug." (