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How The Crack Era Changed Black America Forever


The 1985 CRACK era was not a mistaken identity drug for Black Americans; It was an intentional target against the chosen people. Although Nixon declared the war on drugs on June 17, 1971, the U.S. already had lots of practice imposing drug prohibitions that had racially skewed impacts.

The crack epidemic had particularly devastating effects within the African American communities of the inner cities by causing the increase of addictions, deaths, and drug abuse. But what if we told you that there was more to the crack era than the mainstream white media let on?

As crack and dope became parts of our neighborhoods, they started to have an impression on our culture through music and television.




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