Why are white men poised to get rich doing the same thing African-Americans have been going to prison for?
As many of you will have seen this morning, Jay Z narrated an op-ed piece in the New York Times titled “The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail.” Hov wrote the script for the amazing piece, working alongside artist Molly Crabapple and Decoded co-author dream hampton.
Hov has also tweeted a link to Melissa Harris Perry’s powerful companion article, which shines a light on the massive injustices experienced by black women during the War on Drugs.
“Year of Birth?” The doctor asks as verification.
“Uhm…” you look nervously at the doctor. Your eyes swipe left and right to make sure the coast is clear. “1989” you whisper.
“See you in court” Taylor Swift jumps out of the next room, lawyer standing next to her.
Nearly finished my females of rock zine! There are so many more women I wanted to put into this but these are the ones who have influenced me the most. I’m really happy with how it’s turning out. The quotes are from Riot Grrrl and varying artists through the booklet.