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Disparity by Geography: The War on Drugs in America's Cities
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Jun. 05, 2008
ANNOTATION: Arrest patterns due to the "war on drugs" in 43 of the largest U.S. cities between 1980 and 2003 are examined. Sections comprising this document are: introduction; the birth and expansion of the "war on drugs"; the "war on drugs" in the African American community; changing trends in the war on drugs; why the "war on drugs" exacerbated racial inequality; consequences of the "war on drugs"; and recommendations.