Wendy Williams Talks Being a ‘Functioning Addict’ During Her Radio Days

Wendy Williams Talks Being a ‘Functioning Addict’ During Her Radio Days

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 19, 2018

Wendy Williams has been an open book when it comes to her past addictions, at times even tearing up on her hit daytime talk... Read More

Califorina Eliminates Crack/Cocaine Sentencing Disparities

California Ends Disparities in Crack and Cocaine Sentences

by Slate   Sep 30, 2014

California has eliminated the legal distinction between cocaine and crack for purposes of criminal sentencing. Governor Jerry Brown signed the California Fair Sentencing Act... Read More

The gruesomeness of the drug trade rivals any atrocities in history.

The Torture, Murder, and Horror of the Cocaine Industry

by Slate   Dec 30, 2013

I submit that the drug trade—and specifically cocaine—is among the worst things that the human mind ever invented (which is saying a lot, since... 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

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder

How President Obama Can Fix The Racial Gap in Sentencing

by Slate   Jul 30, 2013

President Barack Obama, commenting last week on George Zimmerman’s acquittal in Trayvon Martin’s death, remarked on “a history of racial disparities in the application... Read More

Michael K. Williams Admits Drug Abuse

Michael K. Williams Admits Drug Abuse

by #teamEBONY   Sep 06, 2012

"The Wire" breakout star Michael K. Williams has recently opened up about the drug abuse he developed while on the acclaimed HBO drama. Williams... Read More

Rodney King

Drugs & Alcohol Contributed to Rodney King Drowning

by #teamEBONY   Aug 24, 2012

Rodney King was concluded to be under the influence of cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol at the time of death, according to a report released... Read More

Jimmy Henchman

Jimmy Henchman Faces Life in Prison

by #teamEBONY   Jun 06, 2012

James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, a one time music mogul who managed the careers of artists such as Brandy and Game, was found guilty on... Read More

Whitney Houston’s Official Cause of Death: Drowning

Whitney Houston’s Official Cause of Death: Drowning

by #teamEBONY   Mar 23, 2012

A recent L.A. County coroner's report reveals what the world has been waiting to learn: Did drugs play a role in Whitney Houston's death?... Read More

$2 Million Worth of Cocaine Found in UN Headquarters

$2 Million Worth of Cocaine Found in UN Headquarters

by #teamEBONY   Jan 27, 2012

Authorities confirmed on Thursday that 35 pounds, or roughly $2 million, worth of cocaine was found last week in the mail center of the... Read More