DYK Ronald Reagan & Oliver North Used the Iran Contra Scandal to Destroy the Black Community with Crack Cocaine?
Ronald Reagan had a mission to eradicate communism and wasn’t just interested in making sure communists stayed out of the United States. Reagan’s little pet project was trying to eradicate the Cuban-backed Sandinistas in Nicaragua. He did this by backing the rebels, known as the the Contras. He once described them as “the moral equivalent of our Founding Fathers.”
Charles Richard Patterson was born into slavery in April of 1833 in Virginia. In 1861 he settled in Greenfield, Ohio to escape slavery and start anew. He used his blacksmith skills to gain employment at a carriage building company.