Bloomberg’s Racist Legacy: White Man Walking (Scott Free) With Pot

Statistics overwhelmingly show that white males are more likely to use marijuana yet over 80% of such arrests in NYC are African American or Latino males.

In this article from the New York Times by Jim Dwyer, read about the harsh realities of just one aspect of what a divided city Bloomberg will be leaving us. Perhaps it’s simply because men of color are the new cash crop?

From The New York Times:

A Marijuana Stash That Carried Little Risk

While scores of people are arrested on marijuana charges every day in the city, the laws apparently don’t apply to middle-aged white guys.


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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.