by Brentin Mock on November 20 2013, 12:00PM
Rep. Radel gets slapped on writs for coke possession. Black and Latino men and women don’t get off so easy.
by Brentin Mock on August 8 2013, 11:40AM
Looks like Attorney General Eric Holder is drawing the curtains on the War on Drugs
by Shani O. Hilton on July 15 2011, 9:52AM
Things have moved slowly on Capitol Hill. Now, NAACP says conservative allies may speed things up.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 11 2011, 2:16PM
If human decency isn’t enough to get people to call for an end to the War on Drugs, maybe TV ratings will do the job.
by Shani O. Hilton on July 8 2011, 10:20AM
There’s no shortage of ideas for fixing the damage done by decades of drug war.
by Shani O. Hilton on July 1 2011, 11:40AM
Not every crack cocaine offender will have their sentence reduced. Here’s why.
by Shani O. Hilton on June 30 2011, 9:29AM
The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively apply Congress’ 2010 reform to drug convictions.
Forty years and $1 trillion in, the war on drugs hasn’t worked—unless locking up a massive number of black and brown people was the plan all along.
by Debbie Nathan on June 14 2011, 8:56AM
After losing his son to drug violence, a renowned Mexican artist set out on a cross-country trek to dramatize the death that our failed, militaristic response to narcotics has spawned.
by Roberto Lovato on March 31 2011, 10:56AM
Salvadorans watch uneasily as a new leftist government militarizes daily life in the same way the old right-wing one did—only now, they hunt narcos instead of communists.