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It has been 47 years since President Richard Nixon declared a “war on drugs” that was in fact also a systemic war on Blacks in America. Although much attention is given to the incarceration of Black men, a growing number of Black women are also being jailed at a higher rate. Although drug use and drug…

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According to local police, Robinson, best known for his role on NBC’s “The Office” was arrested Wednesday for drug possession as he tried to vacate the Bahamas after a brief vacation. Robinson was stopped as he tried to board a plane in Nassau, where “customs agents found a small amount of marijuana and pills deemed…

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During this week’s episode of “Love & Hip Hop,” fans got to, sadly, witness Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris’ family pulled apart as Harris turned himself into police for drug trafficking charges. Now, in a new interview with Vh1, Smith reveals that Harris is currently incarcerated and explains how she’s coping with the matter. “You…

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Big Boi is one lucky emcee. After being arrested in Florida on drug charges last month, the OutKast lyricist recently reached a plea deal with prosecutors, allowing him to avoid any jail time. According to the Associated Press, Big Boi appeared in a Miami court on Oct. 13 to work out the deal with prosecutors,…

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Rap star Wiz Khalifa, who turned 24 Sept. 8, had more to celebrate than just a big birthday cake or blunt. The pot-loving rapper received an early, and probably his best, birthday gift on Sept. 7 when a district attorney dropped his felony drug charges stemming from an arrest in Greenville, N.C., in November 2010.…

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It is truly sad to hear that Marion “Christopher” Barry is in trouble with the law — and that the trouble he’s in is drug-related. Christopher’s father is Marion Barry, the legendary four-time-mayor of D.C. who, during his third term in office, was caught on videotape using crack cocaine with mistress-turned-informant Rashida Jones. (Yes, you…

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