New Audio Documentary Series Explores Link Between War on Drugs, Police Violence
Mar 30, 2017

“On his way out of office, President Barack Obama used his executive powers to shorten the sentences of hundreds of people sentenced to decades of incarceration for nonviolent drug offenses. A new audio documentary series from Audible explores the politics and policies that lead to the mass incarceration of Black Americans for drug crimes—and how they connect to today’s disproportionately aggressive policing in Black communities.” Summary audio below, followed by episode series.

Hosted by Christopher Johnson, the shows use audio clips, interviews, music and narration to explain why, when it comes to the war on drugs and police violence, it appears that Black lives do not matter to this nation.  Audio summary below.

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