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Top Nixon adviser reveals the racist reason he started the 'war on drugs' decades ago


<b>Top Nixon adviser reveals the racist reason he started the 'war on drugs' decades ago</b>"By getting the public to associate hippies with marijuana and blacks with heroin... We could arrest their leaders, raid their homes, and vilify them."
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President Richard Nixon in 1971 declared a US "war on drugs" that hasn't saved the US from the dangers of drugs, but has fueled migrant crises and the mass incarceration of minorities in the US.

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