Fentanyl Policies Repeat America’s Racist Drug Past

We can solve issues when we want to

Jeffrey Kass
Momentum
Published in
5 min readJan 30, 2024

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Handcuffs, drug syringe and drug powder
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When the John Singleton-created show “Snowfall” first aired on Hulu in 2017, it reminded me of my teenage years when crack cocaine was raging through some of America’s Black communities.

The year was 1983, and I was a freshman at Walnut Ridge, an inner-city high school in Columbus, Ohio. The…

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Jeffrey Kass
Momentum

A Medium Top Writer on Racism, Diversity, Education, History and Parenting | Speaker | Award-Winning Author | Latest Book: Black Batwoman V. White Jesus | Dad