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Russel Simmons Weighs on Why Blacks Are 10 Times As Likely As Whites to be Jailed for Drugs

The Dylan Ratigan show dives into how America’s War on Drugs is a thinly-veiled war on blacks. Russell Simmons and Civil Rights leader Ben Chavis discuss how drug crimes have become “racialized.” Dylan Ratigan refers to those profiting from the war on drugs as “Greedy Bastards,” in reference to his book of the same name that refers to corporations and their allies that prioritize profits over morality.

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