Crack cocaine

‘When Crack Was King’: Author Donovan X. Ramsey Explores The Tragic Epidemic That Left Scars On the Black Community

In his new book, the journalist uses data and real-life stories to compose a portrait that explores a devastating legacy and provides stunning resolutions to an ongoing issue.

Justice Department Adjusts Longstanding Drug Policy On Crack, Powder Cocaine To End Racial Disparities

‘This policy has ruined homes and futures for over a generation,’ says Al Sharpton.

Jemele Hill Says Her Mother Showed Her What Crack-Cocaine Looked Like At A Very Young Age

On the next episode of ‘Red Table Talk’ Hill talks about the generational trauma she experienced while her mom relied on drugs to cope with severe PTSD.

Supreme Court Case Re-Examines Federal Sentencing For Crack Cocaine Possession

Courts have disagreed on how offenders should be dealt with.

Exclusive Look at Michael K. Williams as Rick 'Freeway' Ross

Actor plays cocaine kingpin in Kill the Messenger.
Karen Bass

Throwback Thursday: Karen Bass, Community Organizer

California rep knows how to get things done.

The White House Does Not Serve Crack Pie

Obama jokes about the White House pastry chef's skills.

Commentary: Correcting a Blemish in the Criminal Justice System

Blacks are disproportionally imprisoned for cocaine.