Stories by Deborah Small

Deborah Small is the founder of Break the Chains: Communities of Color and the War on Drugs. Follow her on Twitter: @oshun125. subscribe to Deborah Small's feed

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new law allows a pregnant woman to be charged with assault for harm to her fetus.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America learned the exact wrong lesson from the black uprising of the 1960s.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A recent debate between Jonathan Chait and Ta-Nehisi Coates reveals the misconceptions that rule America's understanding of race and poverty.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: Small World View

Inside Ryan's politics of gruel.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The problem with the growing popularity of fixing our prison system.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: JustUs Talking

My hope is that my grandson will never encounter a George Zimmerman but the question of when does a black male become a threat is one I have to learn the answer to.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2011, Source: New Drug Policy

Posted on: Jun 7, 2011, Source: Jack & Jill Politics

It's time to begin the debate about whether to repeal drug prohibition and replace it with a real system of drug regulation and control