As part of Martin Luther King Jr. festivities, president Joe Biden was at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on Monday, to deliver a keynote speech for the National Action Network’s annual MLK breakfast. Introduced by activist and Reverand Al Sharpton, Biden went on to tout his administration’s accomplishments within the black community.

While the usual platitudes and political self-congratulations were present, the president found time to reiterate his position on federal cannabis pardons and record expungements, where at least 6,500 individuals with prior convictions for simple cannabis possession had been previously sentenced.

Although president Biden didn’t dispense details about the mass pardons he granted last October, he described the action as an …

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