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The war on drugs has always been a war on minorities and poor people. Congressman Hank Johnson recently revealed how President Obama seeks to put an end to the disturbing trend.

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How the drug war led to a rise in mass incarceration rates for Black people

A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.