Former Aide To President Richard Nixon Admits That “War On Drugs” Specifically Targeted Blacks

Richard Nixon’s Former Aide Reveals The Truth Behind The “War On Drugs” 

Harper’s Magazine writer Dan Baum has shared with the world the purpose behind the infamous “War On Drugs” that became popular in the 1970’s under President Richard “Tricky Dick” Nixon.

Nixon’s invention of the war on drugs as a political tool was cynical, but every president since — Democrat and Republican alike — has found it equally useful for one reason or another. Meanwhile, the growing cost of the drug war is now impossible to ignore: billions of dollars wasted, bloodshed in Latin America and on the streets of our own cities, and millions of lives destroyed by draconian punishment that doesn’t end at the prison gate; one of every eight black men has been disenfranchised because of a felony conviction.

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