Our Compassion for Drug Users Should Not be Determined by Race
The Guardian
January 7, 2016

Justice Roundtable member, Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project writes about race disparity and drug policy.

“Political leaders are displaying increasing amounts of empathy for those suffering from addiction. But, in a society still largely divided along racial lines, our willingness to express compassion is all too often a function of how much we can personally identify with those who are suffering – and that goes for presidential candidates too.”

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