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Jay Z from criticism on the fight against drugs in United States

Jay Z from criticism on the fight against drugs in United States

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The war of the American authorities against drugs is according to rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z is a big failure. He made a short video about the battle for the New York Times.

Jay Z, who used to own dealer was that the Americans, with two sizes to measure. There is a clear difference how the authorities with drug-related crime to deal with. He says that the drugs nuisance on the sign of the Afro-Americans is placed while whites usually go unpunished.

That applies not only to the possession of (soft)drugs but also for the trade in. In some states, marijuana is legalized, but the trade is dominated by whites. Kleurlingen to do the same, for example, in the southern states, where the trade is not legalised, to be picked up.

The video wants Jay Z inequality to denounce it. He also wants to show how the authorities from the seventies with drugs omsprongen. According to him, it went from the beginning all wrong, and that has over the years ensured that the prisons are overflowing.

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