At this point the war on drugs simply becomes institutionalized racism for profit.
The young men end up either dead or in a for profit prison somewhere. Both of which work out well for people who hold certain values and beliefs above human rights and democracy.
"All the black brothers just want to get rich, but we got no jobs and no hope. We want the violence to stop but you ain't safe if you ain't got your pistol with you. Too many friends, too many men are being killed. We don't even cry at funerals no -more. Nobody expects to live past 21 here."
Terrorised Chicago residents plead for police crackdown as gang war murders soar – Telegraph
Residents of the mainly black South Side want stop-and-search tactics brought back as gang murders plague President Barack Obama's home city.