dream hampton is a filmmaker, writer, and organizer who was born and raised in Detroit. Among her many accomplishments and projects are the film [Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story](https://vimeo.com/130131767), which follows the family of 19-year-old Shelly Hilliard as they seek for justice for her murder, and [The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail](https://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000004642370/jay-z-the-war-on-drugs-is-an-epic-fail.html), her collaboration with Jay Z and animator Molly Crabapple, which discusses the vast discrepancies in the ways in which the war on drugs has treated white and Black men.  

Artist [dream hampton](http://dreamhampton.com/):
Year: 2017
Location: Detroit, MI
Image credit: [dream hampton and Jay Z, "The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail"](https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/jay-z-the-war-on-drugs-is-an-epic-fail.html)

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19. The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail 
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dream hampton is a filmmaker, writer, and organizer who was born and raised in Detroit. Among her many accomplishments and projects are the film [Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story](https://vimeo.com/130131767), which follows the family of 19-year-old Shelly Hilliard as they seek for justice for her murder, and [The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail](https://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000004642370/jay-z-the-war-on-drugs-is-an-epic-fail.html), her collaboration with Jay Z and animator Molly Crabapple, which discusses the vast discrepancies in the ways in which the war on drugs has treated white and Black men. Artist [dream hampton](http://dreamhampton.com/): Year: 2017 Location: Detroit, MI Image credit: [dream hampton and Jay Z, "The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail"](https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/15/opinion/jay-z-the-war-on-drugs-is-an-epic-fail.html) Presented at [IdeasCity New York](http://www.ideas-city.org/new-york/about/)
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