Jay Z says the war on drugs has been an ‘epic fail’
|09/15/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Entertainment mogul Jay Z is calling the war on drugs an “epic fail.”
In a four-minute video for the New York Times, the legendary rapper said that the fight to get drugs out of our communities (the “war on drugs” tag was created by Richard Nixon in 1971) has done nothing but hurt minorities in the county over the decades.
“Judges’ hands were tied by tough-on-crime laws, and they were forced to hand out mandatory life sentences for simple possession and low-level drug sales. My home state of New York started this with Rockefeller Laws. Then the feds made distinctions from people read more >>>