SF Weekly: California Does Away With Wack Crack Laws

October 01, 2014

Whatever you think the real reason behind the sudden appearance of crack cocaine in inner-city America in the 1980s may be, the effect has been indisputable: African-Americans are more frequently hauled off to jail for nonviolent felonies and their neighborhoods turned into economically moribund war zones.

Source: http://www.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2014/09/30/california-does-away-with-wack-crack-laws