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Donna Murch is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.
The success of OxyContin hinged on racially bifurcated understandings of addiction. The fundamental division between “dope” and medicine, after all, has always been the race and class of users.
We need a broad-based, anti-racist campaign.
This is a powerful alternative to the myth of post-racialism.
Debt still sends many people—especially black people—to jail.
Michael Javen Fortner’s Black Silent Majority makes the controversial case that African Americans backed the Rockefeller Drug Laws.
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