Columbus NAACP agrees with Joe Biden’s marijuana pardonsPosted by On

According to The Hamilton Project, Black and white Americans sell and use drugs at similar rates, but Black Americans are 2.7 times as likely to be arrested for drug-related offenses.

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The NAACP Columbus Unit is in agreement with President Joe Biden’s three-step initiative regarding marijuana reform.

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The imprisonment of Black people, Black males in particular, on marijuana-related charges has been racially disproportionate in relation to other similar offenses.

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