President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder Make Progress on the Human Rights Violation Known as the “War on Drugs”.

The truth on the #warondrugs

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Written by Emery Myers

April 21, 2014

Current “War on Drugs” News.

#EducationNotIncarceration State and Federal Prison Population 1925 – 2010. Do you see the cause? The rise started when Nixon’s “war on drugs” started. These are the brutal facts.

Do you see when the rise in incarceration began in the United States? The United States has five percent of the world’s population but incarcerates 25% of the WHOLE WORLD’s prison population!

There are people serving life sentences for first time offenses for marijuana possession in the United States. These are non-violent first offenders sentenced to life by Mandatory Minimum Sentences. President Barack Obama and Eric Holder are working on changing this 40 year nightmare, which has disproportionately affected our Black American population and the poor population. Rich, white guys don’t go to prison. Just look at politician Trey Radel (click on his name to get the full, recent story). I…

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