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Boehner Benefits From Weed. Blacks Are in Prison for Using It.

Boehner Benefits From Weed. Blacks Are in Prison for Using It.

Vincent M. Southerland and Johanna B. Steinberg | April 19, 2018

If you want to see an example of staggering hypocrisy in the criminal justice system, consider the contrast between Fate Vincent Winslow, a prisoner in Louisiana, and John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who is a former speaker of the House of Representatives.

A decade ago, an undercover police officer approached Mr. Winslow, a homeless black man, and asked for help buying marijuana. Mr. Winslow desperately needed the money, so he helped the officer buy two dime bags for a $5 profit. For that, he is serving life without parole for distribution of marijuana in the infamous Angola prison.

Boehner Benefits From Weed. Blacks Are in Prison for Using It.






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