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SYSK Selects: How Crack Works

SYSK Selects: How Crack Works

Update: 2019-07-2066
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Back in the mid-1980s a new and extremely potent drug hit the scene: crack cocaine. In short order, America was in the grip of both a sweeping addiction and a state of hysteria over use of the drug and the social consequences of crack, like crack babies. Let's take a look back at the receding wave of the crack epidemic and its lasting legacy on America in this classic episode.

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Comments (6)

Lizz

del-e-TEER-i-ous.

Aug 13th
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Gemma

Lizz 😁

Aug 14th
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Conor

wonder why they didnt mention black community leaders demanding the govt crack down on the epidemic because it was ruining their neighbourhoods? cocaine abusing stock traders and lawyers were not robbing and killing people just as poor as them for ten dollars, thats the difference

Jul 22nd
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Liz Twente

Conor yes

Jul 29th
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Conor

Conor make personal attacks all you want, doesn't make it any less true. we all know the govt have done shady stuff and still do but the fact remains that people in the places most affected by crack were demanding something be done to tackle it. were the people in power supposed to just ignore what was happening to these poor areas just because their safe well heeled enclaves were untouched by it?

Jul 24th
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SYSK Selects: How Crack Works

SYSK Selects: How Crack Works

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