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Crack Babies

  • By: Jennifer L. Gossett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Crack babies is a term used to describe babies born to women who expose their fetuses to crack or powdered cocaine while pregnant. The name arose from a surge in cocaine and crack use in the United States; it was used ...

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