Did you actually read the paper? No, you didn’t. If you did, you would see most the points you raise are addressed in the paper.Since you are so well informed on complex issues, let me break you a little truth to you:
Majority of African Americans are not drug addicts and don't live in big cities.
The CIA operation you referred to was in connection to the fairly short lived Iran-Contras scandal of the 80s and in no way can explain the systemic changes to the AA family structure. Mind you there are about 50 million AAs in the US. The article itself talks about investigation into the LA inner city drug sales.
Give a source that says the US government is pumping the entire AA neighborhoods with drugs across the entire country for all these years.
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Nice strawman. Neither I nor the paper and the article I linked make this claim. Again, please read the paper for your own edification. Only on this forum does the the notion that little girls consciously aspire to be single mothers living off welfare and food stamps sound reasonable.Majority of African Americans are not drug addicts and don't live in big cities.
The crack epidemic was not the only factor, but a primary factor along with a list of other factors that contributed to the collapse in the black family. This is how I know you didn’t read the paper as both I and the authors mention that is not the only variable in this issue while you keep zeroing in on it. The same exact thing is happening to white America now with the opioid epidemic and the erosion of the manufacturing industry leading to plummeting marriage rates, increasing drug use, and more single-parent households.