Black Americans 'Whitewashed' From Opioid Epidemic

"The media focus on the 'new face' of addiction has ignored the fact that black communities are deeply and disproportionately suffering from the opioid crisis in the Midwest and across the country," Kathie Kane-Willis, director of policy and advocacy for the Chicago Urban League, said.

Cherokee Nation Sues Walmart Over Illegal Opioids

Walmart, Walgreens, CVS Health and others have long had the ability to reduce the death toll and financial impact of the opioid epidemic in the Cherokee Nation, the suit states.