Erik Nielson

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READ: Killer Mike on How to Bring More Black People Into Medical Marijuana Boom

State-level marijuana legality reforms often don’t help African Americans who are frozen out of dispensary ownership. The rapper partners with scholar Erik Nielson for a new Rolling Stone essay that breaks down how to fix the disparity.

READ: Killer Mike, Scholars Allege Racist Prosecutorial Misconduct in Louisiana Rapper's Case

The “Run The Jewels” rapper co-wrote a new piece for The Huffington Post that says McKinley “Mac” Phipps’ trial for manslaughter reflects larger criminal justice issues.