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At War With The War On Drugs

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On Something: At War With the War On Drugs
Illustration by Iris Gottlieb

Blues artist Fantastic Negrito was raised in Oakland, Calif., to believe that the cops will kill you. Kassandra Frederique, head of the Drug Policy Alliance, can remember countless names of people killed by police while she was growing up in New York City. From opposite coasts, two stories about the tangled web of racism, policing and the war on drugs.