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Alex Féthière

Féthière is a writer and senior editor of Business Traveler magazine.

The Black Plague?

Drug use has been racialized for as long as there has been a communications industry. The choice and consumption of drugs can be rendered in demographics, but the slant given the figures paints a chilling portrait when one compares meth, represented as a “white” drug of choice, to crack, cast as a “black” drug of choice.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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