The Opioid Crisis Isn’t White Contrary to media portrayals, overdose deaths are ravaging communities of color
The New York Times
March 8, 2019

“Last April, The Baltimore Sun ran an op-ed essay by a woman in mourning. Her sister, a “middle-class suburban mom,” had become addicted to alcohol and opioids and died. Two years earlier, The Wall Street Journal published the names and photographs of some of the 300,000 Americans who had died of opioid overdoses since the 1990s.”

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