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that it is tolerated by the Americans just because they indirectly agree with some assumptions that the news and the entertainment media have sold to them (Alexander 7). The most common assumption is that cases of drug use are highest within the black community. This claim by Michelle Alexander has been echoed by many other experts in America. The assumption that the black community has the highest cases of drug use is however misdirected and inappropriate. In fact it is racist (Schuessler 1). Federal figures reveal that the use of drugs is almost at a similar rate between the blacks and the whites. This is regarding percentages. Raw numbers however reveal that whites are leading in drug use by a large margin. Research has shown that whites engage more than blacks in the use and dealing of all illegal drugs. These facts and figures support and elaborate on the claims by Alexander (Weathersby 1). Indeed the Sentencing Project is established with a reputation in the push for real justice...

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