Jon Parker

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 9: Jon Parker Later that afternoon, June 22, 1990, Dhoruba bin Wahad experienced the crowning moment (at least ’til that point) of his life. Black radicals in Harlem had demanded Dhoruba–not Charles Rangel,…

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Bob Sisko

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 6: Bob Sisko Before their falling out, Kleber did introduce Lotsof to Louis Harris, a very prominent biochemist in the opiate field. Harris maintained colonies of addicted animals at the Medical College of…

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The Staten Island Project

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 5: The Staten Island Project In 1981 the marijuana movement was divided between NORML (“the suits”) and a larger group of activists who did smoke-ins. Today’s Drug Reform Movement (the Drug Policy Foundation…

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Dana Beal

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER 4: Dana Beal As Dhoruba said a few months later just before he embraced Nelson Mandela at 125th Street in Harlem, every movement needs a “symbol” to inspire it. The final unintended side…

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The War With the Junkies

Copyright © 1995-1996, Paul De Rienzo, Dana Beal and Members of the Project All Rights Reserved CHAPTER I: The War With the Junkies It never would have happened if Tom Forcade hadn’t shot himself in the head. Forcade, who’d built HIGH TIMES up to 4 million readers by being six…

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