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Medical Exploitation & Black Men – Tuskegee Syphilis Study Part 1

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Medical Exploitation & Black Men – Tuskegee Syphilis Study Part 1

In this episode we discuss the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Study, a horrendous example of medical exploitation inflicted upon African Americans. And we highlight the United Negro College Fund that works…
February 4, 2022

Medical Exploitation & Black Men – Tuskegee Syphilis Study Part 1

In this episode we discuss the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Study, a horrendous example of medical exploitation inflicted upon African Americans. And we highlight the United Negro College Fund that works to help underrepresented students become highly-qualified college graduates.

 

Visit the United Negro College Fund’s website, https://uncf.org/, to learn about their mission, donate to the organization, or to share with a college student. 

 

If you would like to suggest a topic we should discuss, share your own personal story, or shoutout an organization or individual please email us at [email protected]

 

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @distrustanddisparities and Twitter @DistrustPod.

 

Resources: 

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical experimentation on Black Americans from the Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington

 

About the USPHS Syphilis Study – Tuskegee University

https://www.tuskegee.edu/about-us/centers-of-excellence/bioethics-center/about-the-usphs-syphilis-study

 

The Tuskegee Experiment: Crash Course Black American History #29

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56gqCXlUCoE

 

Audio of Tuskegee Participant:
The Tuskegee Experiment (1990)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl4yDMJhpAM

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