US Elections 2020

Misleading claim says Harris jailed 1,500 Black men for marijuana

Published on 20/10/2020 at 20:08

A Facebook post criticizing Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s record as a prosecutor has been shared more than 200,000 times weeks before the November 3 election. However, the post misrepresents incarceration statistics and also falsely states that she released evidence after two Black men were executed.