With the rollout of the first COVID-19 vaccine in the US this week, media coverage has been incessant about distrust of our medical industry in the black community. I’ve noticed very few of them actually talk about why. Medical racism. Have you heard of it? It’s been around, it’s an ongoing problem, and it’s coming…… Continue reading Medical Racism: What Was the Tuskegee Experiment?
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Racial Bias for Pandemics
Here’s an interesting read for you today: a story in TIME, titled: “COVID-19 Isn’t the First Pandemic to Affect Minority Populations Differently. Here’s What We Can Learn From the 1918 Flu”. https://youtu.be/4RimcD9py1Y It rings especially poignant today, as TIME says now, “over a century later, Black people are dying at more than twice the rate…… Continue reading Racial Bias for Pandemics