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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that white people are now getting filthy rich off of selling weed. We’re not talking about thousands, or millions, but white people in America are now scheduled to make billions of dollars off of weed this year — including some of the very politicians who wrote and voted for laws sending Black and Brown people to prison for this.
And today I need to tell you the story of one man. And I need you to know his name, remember it, and I need us to help get him out of prison.
His name is Michael Thompson. And in 1994 he sold weed to an undercover informant. He’s been in prison for 25 years ever since. He’s 68 years old now. And has 35 years to go. In other words, he was given a life sentence for selling…
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