Blacks Aren’t the Only Ones Who Live in Drug-infested Neighborhoods

In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,” saying that drug addiction was “public enemy number one.” The use of heroin was apparently on the rise; soldiers serving in Viet-Nam were disproportionately addicted to that drug. By the mid-60s, there was significant backlash to the intervention of the federal government as it passed… Read More Blacks Aren’t the Only Ones Who Live in Drug-infested Neighborhoods