“In a plea deal, I received a sentence of 2½ years. After leaving prison, I soon got a job as a reporter at a local newspaper. Then Cornell allowed me to start taking classes again, and I graduated last month. What made my quick rebound possible? I am white.” Keri Blakinger in WaPo: Heroin addiction sent me to prison. White privilege got me out.

+ LA Times: A drone loaded with meth crashed near the Mexico-California border.

+ BoingBoing: Why animals eat psychoactive plants. (Hint: humans are animals…)