Last week, we had the opportunity discuss our Voice feature story "The White Mayor's Burden" on Brian Vines's BCAT show Intersect. Vines invited us to join Dr. Noel Anderson of Brooklyn College to talk about Mayor Bloomberg's Young Men's initiative.
Queens CollegeMuch of what we know about the racial discrepancy between marijuana use and marijuana arrests in New York comes largely from the research of one man: Queen College sociology professor Harry Levine. Levine is the go to guy for information on marijuana and the criminal justice sys ... More >>
Drug Policy AllianceEthan Nadelmann is the founder and Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance. Interviews with DPA staff and data from DPA reports were used through out this week's Voice feature, "White Mayor's Burden."
We spoke with Nadelmann after the stunning news from WNYC that t ... More >>
Rickard BlommengrenPolice Commissioner Ray Kelly's memo ordering the NYPD to stop arresting people for low level marijuana possession not in plain view will apply to "all police officers," not just "uniformed members of the service," the Voice has learned.
When WNYC broke the story about Ke ... More >>