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The U.S. has waged a drug war from the 1920s to the present. No one in this world should be treated that way. Our government has been abusing blacks. — Rosemary Hurley, Freelance Writer, Roxbury
We’ve got more people doing crime. There’s not enough jobs. — Ronald Bland, Manufacturing, Roxbury
A lot of people make money off of locking people up. That’s a big part of it. — Lonnie Daniels, Construction Manager, Roxbury
America is founded and established on theft. It filters down to low-income people who are deprived of their ability to work. African Americans are incarcerated for wanting to live. — Joelee Baker-Bey, Reverend, Roxbury
I think we have a lot of failing drug policies that have been detrimental to one specific community — people of color. And we have businesses that make money off of people being incarcerated. — Domonique Williams, Attorney, Roxbury
America is more racist than other countries and it’s a country that preys on the underclass. People of color have a very difficult time with the criminal justice system. — Carl Smith, Sober House Director, Dorchester
Why do you think the United States has a high rate of incarceration?