You CANNOT make marijuana out to be a bad “drug”. Its from Mother Earth – it is a plant. No time in history has marijuana made a person go out and rape, murder or has it ever killed anyone.
White Corporate America’s way to criminalize something that is largely used within the white, black and other communities. This interview shows the racist and bias process of mainstream media – to criminalize blacks.
(Nancy Grace says: If you want to qualify for a home loan, why won’t you just not smoke pot. Not get arrested). What?? – A few instances when a parent or person choses to do wrong things does not qualify the demonization of the black community and marijuana use.
- About 14 million Whites and 2.6 million African Americans report using an illicit drug.
- 5 times as many Whites are using drugs as African Americans, yet African Americans are sent to prison for drug offenses at 10 times the rate of Whites.
- African Americans represent 12% of the total population of drug users, but 38% of those arrested for drug offenses, and 59% of those in state prison for a drug offense.
- African Americans serve virtually as much time in prison for a drug offense (58.7 months) as whites do for a violent offense (61.7 months). (Sentencing Project)