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Published on Mar 23, 2012
Prof. Alondra Nelson, Columbia University, and Prof. Susan Reverby, Wellesley College; moderated by Gabriel Sanders, Director of Public Programs
Reverby, an authority on the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study, and Nelson, whose new book chronicles the Black Panthers' fight against medical discrimination, discuss how racially based medical theories affected the treatment of the African American community both before and after World War II.