Why Didn’t My Drug-Affected Family Get Any Sympathy?
June 10, 2018

“Today, the white face of the opioid epidemic has garnered a sympathetic response throughout the country, in contrast to the coverage of crack addicts in the 1980s and 1990s, with photos of U.S. marshals pointing pistols in the faces of drug addicts at crack houses, of black men in handcuffs, of crack smokers passed out on sidewalks.  There were few childhood photos and shots of crying mothers.”

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