Classroom | Casualties of the War on Drugs

Aired: 11/26/2013 | 0:05:12 | Episode
President Reagan's "War on Drugs" fell disproportionally hard on black communities as new mandatory drug sentencing laws put a generation of young African Americans in prison. This video is an excerpt from Episode Six: A More Perfect Union (1968 – 2013), the final episode of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.