The World’s Epicenter of Drug Overdoses Pt. 2

America’s death by narcotics epidemic lives mainly where the poorest and darkest people reside

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Although the United States is the global leader in drug overdose deaths, its national leader is New York City. Inside the Rotten Apple, a person dies every seven hours from narcotic use. Break the city’s death rate down by its five boroughs and you’ll see that the capital of the overdose…

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Bonsu Thompson

Bonsu Thompson

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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.