Report: More Americans Are Dying From Drugs, Alcohol & Suicide

Report: More Americans Are Dying From Drugs, Alcohol & Suicide

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 23, 2018

Researchers of a new report have concluded that more Americans are dying as a result of drugs, alcohol and suicide than ever, NBC reports.... Read More

Video: Maia Campbell To LL Cool J: ‘I Don’t Need Help’

Video: Maia Campbell To LL Cool J: ‘I Don’t Need Help’

by #teamEBONY   Jul 11, 2017

After an unsettling video of a woman believed to be 90s sitcom actress, Maia Campbell, asking for drugs at an ATL gas station surfaced,... Read More

Video of Maia Campbell Relapse Prompts LL Cool J to Respond

Video of Maia Campbell Relapse Prompts LL Cool J to Respond

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jul 10, 2017

Over the weekend, a video depicting a woman who is believed to be 90s sitcom star, Maia Campbell in need of some serious assistance... Read More

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On Losing Biggie and Dealing With PTSD From Growing Up in the Hood

by S. Tia Brown   Mar 09, 2017

I was a student at Howard University when Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, the Notorious B.I.G, was killed. His music was the soundtrack of... Read More

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Prince’s Death Should Not Wind Up Fueling Bad Drug Policy

by JEREMY HAILE and MICHAEL COLLINS / The Marshall Project   Jun 07, 2016

A national icon dies of an accidental overdose. A media frenzy develops as public scrutiny focuses on the new, highly potent drug that is... Read More

The War on Drugs Isn’t Even Working in Prison

The War on Drugs Isn’t Even Working in Prison

by The Marshall Project   Apr 19, 2016

Twice a week, a line of prisoners forms outside the communal bathroom in the education building here at the California State Prison in Los... Read More

Ehrlichman’s Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

Ehrlichman’s Admission: Hip Hop Was Right All Along

by #teamEBONY   Mar 25, 2016

America’s racial dialogue is cursed by blatant naiveté, a deliberate lack of empathy and interest for the 1.5 million black men who are missing; there is... Read More

Report: Nixon Aide Reveals That Racism, Not Reality Launched War on Drugs

Report: Nixon Aide Reveals That Racism, Not Reality Launched War on Drugs

by #teamEBONY   Mar 22, 2016

Harper’s magazine contributor Dan Baum may have blown the lid off of something that has plagued Black America for nearly 50 years. He revealed... Read More

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

The Role Race Plays in the War On Drugs

by Kassandra Frederique   Feb 08, 2016

Every year, hundreds of thousands of family and friends bury loved ones because of the ongoing opioid overdose crisis happening across the Unites States—... Read More

The Evolution of Drugs in Hip-Hop

The Evolution of Drugs in Hip-Hop

by Shaka Shaw   Sep 11, 2013

Most hip-hop heads can probably remember  the moment when they realized that the song "White Lines" by Grandmaster Melle Mel was actually about cocaine.  While the... Read More